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Laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (staging)

Laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma staging uses the TNM staging system and actual staging is subsite (see laryngeal subsites) specific for T1-3. A rough approximation for all subsites is T1: limited to one subsite and normal cord mobility T2: more than one subsite and impaired cord mobility (bu...
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Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (staging)

Staging of Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome refers to x-ray abnormalities, and represents 4 phases of the disease: stage I: early asymmetric femoral epiphyseal size (smaller on the affected side) apparent increased density of the femoral head epiphysis widening of the medial joint space blurring...
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Liver cancer (BCLC staging)

Barcelona clinic liver cancer (BCLC) staging uses a set of criteria to guide management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The classification takes the following variables into account 1,2: performance status Child-Pugh score tumour size multiple tumours vascular invasion no...
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Lung cancer (IASLC 7th edition staging)

The International Association for the Study of Lung cancer (IASLC) 7th edition for lung cancer staging is as follows. This has now been updated with an 8th edition in 2016 T staging descriptor The parameter assessed on the T stage include size, endobronchial location, local invasion, atelectas...
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Lymphoma (staging)

There are a number of lymphoma staging systems for both Hodgkin lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma including the Ann Arbor classification, Cotswolds-modified Ann Arbor classification, and the most current, Lugano classification.  Evolution of lymphoma staging and treatment response evaluation cr...

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