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Table 1 Reported cases of soft tissue metastases in mesothelioma (1993 - 2010)

From: A case report of metastasis of malignant mesothelioma to the oral gingiva

Case Age at time of occurence Sex Previous/existing diagnosis of mesothelioma Site of primary mesothelioma time from diagnosis to development of oral metastasis in months Localisation Publication
       Tongue  
1 73 m Yes Pleural 24 right lateral 1993 [13]
2 52 m Yes Pleural 24 right lateral 2003 [14]
3 71 m Yes Pleural 14 right lateral 2003 [15]
4 70 m Yes Pleural 9 left lateral 2005 [4]
5 68 m Yes Pleural 5 anterior central 2007 [16]
6 46   Yes Pleural 8 dorsum 2010 [5]
       attached gingiva  
1 45 m Yes Pleural 12 lingual 36 1993 [13]
2 48 m Yes Pleural 4 regio 35-36 1993 [17]
3 63 m Yes Pleural 11 regio 35 buccal 2002 [8]
4 75 m Yes Pleural 24 regio 35 buccal 2010current report
       Bone metastasis  
1 53 m Yes Pleural 2 regio 38 2003 [7]
       Floor of mouth  
1 71 m Yes Pleural 12 right 2010 [18]