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Table 2 Histopathological parameters of primary tumors

From: Prognostic significance of ALCAM (CD166/MEMD) expression in cutaneous melanoma patients

Histopathological parameters of the primary tumor No (%)
Breslow thickness
 <1 mm 34 (32.7)
 1.01-2.00 mm 20 (19.2)
 2.01-4.00 mm 27 (26.0)
 >4 mm 23 (22.1)
Clark level
 I 0 (0.0)
 II 18 (17.3)
 III 49 (47.1)
 IV 26 (25.0)
 V 11 (10.6)
Histologic type
 Superficial spreading melanoma (SSM) 68 (65.4)
 Nodular malignant melanoma (NMM) 32 (30.8)
 Acral-lentiginous melanoma (ALM) 4 (3.8)
Mitotic rate
 0 45 (43.3)
 1-2 26 (25.0)
 ≥3 33 (31.7)
 Ulceration  
 No 55 (52.9)
 Yes 49 (47.1)
Lymphangioinvasion
 No 74 (71.2)
 Yes 30 (28.8)
Growth phase
 Radial 3 (2.9)
 Vertical 101 (97.1)
Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs)
 No 18 (17.3)
 Nonbrisk 34 (32.7)
 Brisk 52 (50)
Microsatellitosis
 No 98 (94.2)
 Yes 6 (5.8)
Tumor regression
 No 96 (92.3)
 Yes 8 (7.7)