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Table 1 Clinical characteristic of the patients and bone lesions

From: Value of CT-guided percutaneous needle biopsy of bone in the diagnosis of lymphomas based on PET/CT results

Characteristics Summary (n = 31)
Age*, Y (range) 46.6 (16–85)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 16 (51.6)
 Female 15 (48.4)
Bone destruction, n (%)
 Yes 19 (61.3)
 No 12 (38.7)
Bone marrow biopsy sites, n (%)
 Right humerus 1 (3.2)
 Sternal handle 1 (3.2)
 T3 vertebral body 1 (3.2)
 T8 vertebral body 2 (6.5)
 T11 vertebral body 1 (3.2)
 T12 vertebral body 1 (3.2)
 L2 vertebral body 1 (3.2)
 L3 vertebral body 2 (6.5)
 L4 vertebral body 1 (3.2)
 S1 vertebral body 1 (3.2)
 Left sacrum 1 (3.2)
 Right sacrum 1 (3.2)
 Left ilium 8 (25.8)
 Right ilium 5 (16.1)
 Left femur 2 (6.5)
 Right femur 1 (3.2)
 Right tibia 1 (3.2)
Pathology results, n (%)
 Needle biopsy results 26 (83.9)
 Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 18 (58.1)
 Marginal zone lymphoma 3 (9.7)
 Follicular lymphoma 2 (6.5)
 Hodgkin lymphoma 1 (3.2)
 Peripheral T-cell lymphoma 1 (3.2)
 B cell lymphoblastic lymphoma 1 (3.2)
 Surgical biopsy results 5 (16.1)
 Marginal zone lymphoma 1 (3.2)
 Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 1 (3.2)
 Peripheral T-cell lymphoma 2 (6.5)
 Hodgkin lymphoma 1 (3.2)