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Table 2 Frequency of MCT grades by tumour location

From: Epidemiological assessment of the risk of canine mast cell tumours based on the Kiupel two-grade malignancy classification

Location All MCTs Kiupel grade Control groupc
Low High
N % N %a N %b N %
Torso 182 36.9 146 80.2 36 19.7 620 27.3
Pelvic limb 93 18.9 80 86.0 13 13.9 331 14.5
Head 55 11.1 45 81.8 10 18.1 506 22.2
Thoracic limb 55 11.1 47 85.4 8 14.5 298 13.1
Axilla 22 4.4 8 36.3 14 63.6 47 2.0
Neck 21 4.2 16 76.1 5 23.8 109 4.8
Scrotum 21 4.2 9 42.8 12 57.1 8 0.3
Inguinal area 15 3.0 4 26.6 11 73.3 13 0.5
Perineum 12 2.4 5 41.6 7 58.3 30 1.3
Tail 10 2.0 10 100.0 0 0.0 79 3.4
Anus 6 1.2 3 50.0 3 50.0 230 10.1
Total 492 100.0 373 75.8 119 24.1 2271 100.0
  1. aPercentage of low-grade MCTs in a given location
  2. bPercentage of high-grade MCTs in a given location
  3. cTotal number of dogs with other skin tumours in a given location