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Table 3.

Clinical data in relation to PCR results (tyrosinase or MelanA/MART1)

VariablePCR positive (n = 11)PCR negative (n = 99)P*
Age    
    Median (y) 64 61 0.4 
    Range 36-85 16-93  
Karnofsky performance status    
    ≥90% 10 (91%) 93 (94%) 0.5 
    <90% 1 (9%) 6 (6%)  
Sex    
    Female 5 (45%) 47 (47%) 
    Male 6 (55%) 52 (53%)  
Largest tumor diameter    
    ≤14 mm 4 (36%) 39 (39%) 
    >14 mm 6 (55%) 56 (57%)  
Ciliary body involvement    
    No 7 (64%) 63 (64%) 
    Yes 4 (36%) 36 (36%)  
Extraocular growth    
    No 9 (82%) 91 (92%) 0.3 
    Yes 2 (18%) 8 (8%)  
VariablePCR positive (n = 11)PCR negative (n = 99)P*
Age    
    Median (y) 64 61 0.4 
    Range 36-85 16-93  
Karnofsky performance status    
    ≥90% 10 (91%) 93 (94%) 0.5 
    <90% 1 (9%) 6 (6%)  
Sex    
    Female 5 (45%) 47 (47%) 
    Male 6 (55%) 52 (53%)  
Largest tumor diameter    
    ≤14 mm 4 (36%) 39 (39%) 
    >14 mm 6 (55%) 56 (57%)  
Ciliary body involvement    
    No 7 (64%) 63 (64%) 
    Yes 4 (36%) 36 (36%)  
Extraocular growth    
    No 9 (82%) 91 (92%) 0.3 
    Yes 2 (18%) 8 (8%)  
*

Fisher's exact test or, in case of age, Mann-Whitney U test.

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