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Table 4 Comparison with literature data

From: Quality of life in colon cancer patients with skin side effects: preliminary results from a monocentric cross sectional study

  SKINDEX-29 SCALES
  Symptoms
Mean
Emotional
Mean
Functioning
Mean
Metastatic colon cancer patients (45) 43 30 26
Psoriasis (45) [8]* 41 38 22
Eczema (103) 48 41 25
Benign growth (75) 21 21 8
New melanoma cancer (137) 27 20 9
Acne vulgaris (57) [14]** 29 39 15
Psoriasis (44) 42 38 24
Benign lesion (75) 23 21 8
Normative sample (107) 13 9 3
Cutaneus T-cell lymphomas (22) [11] 19 23 24
First diagnosis of cutaneus B-cell lymphomas (24) 15 20 5
First diagnosis of micosis fungoide (59) 25 28 15
First diagnosis of Sezary syndrome (12)
[15]***
70 52 45
  1. () in the brackets the number of patients considered
  2. * data from figure six of the original article
  3. ** data from figure two of the original article
  4. *** data from figure three of the original article