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Clinical Study

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Patients with Solid Tumours

Table 1

Patients’ characteristics.

CharacteristicsNo of patients (%)

Sex of patients
 Male38 (53.5%)
 Female33 (46.5%)
Median age of patients [range]65 [34–82]
Underlying malignancy
 Breast17 (24%)
 Colorectal14 (20%)
 Lung13 (18%)
 Genital10 (14%)
 Head & neck5 (7%)
 Urinary tract4 (6%)
 Sarcoma3 (4%)
 Hepatobiliary2 (3%)
 Pancreas1 (1.3%)
 Stomach1 (1.3%)
 Unknown primary1 (1.3%)

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