Table 2

Patient characteristics

Characteristic
Total number50
Age (y), median (range)61 (16–91)
Sex (male/female)23/27
Stage
 I5 (10%)
 II9 (18.0%)
 III16 (32.0%)
 IV20 (40.0%)
Histological classification
 Large/medium37 (74.0%)
 Small6 (12.0%)
 Lennert variant5 (10.0%)
 T-zone variant2 (4.0%)
B symptoms
 Present24 (48.0%)
 Absent26 (52.0%)
PS
 013 (26.0%)
 122 (44.0%)
 27 (14.0%)
 38 (16.0%)
 40
LDH (/upper limit of normal), median (range)1.34 (0.47–12.3)
WBC (×103/μl), median (range)6.0 (1.38–20.3)
Hb (g/dl), median (range)12.4 (8.0–16.9)
Plt (×103/μl), median (range)204.5 (12.5–473.0)
IPI
 04 (8.0%)
 16 (12.0%)
 214 (28.0%)
 311 (22.0%)
 411 (22.0%)
 54 (8.0%)
CCR4
 +19 (38.0%)
 −31 (62.0%)
CXCR3
 +18 (36.0%)
 −32 (64.0%)