Table 3.

Mean Mast Cell Density (MCD) and Mean Microvessel Density (MVD) in Different Lesions.

Lesion Mean MCD SD P Value Mean MVD SD P Value
Normal Oral Tissues 2.8250 1.71614 0.000* 9.3500 1.79969 0.000*


Oral Lichen Planus 10.1500 1.77639 11.3250 2.43256


Dysplasia 9.1000 3.92906 12.3700 4.21006
 Mild 6.5750 2.27013 10.1000 3.63280
 Moderate 10.1500 4.73932 12.9000 4.50802
 Severe 12.0500 0.95851 15.8500 1.48535


OSCC 14.5083 3.81551 15.1000 3.57771
 WDSCC 13.600 5.21243 13.8500 3.69722
 MDSCC 13.7750 2.16169 14.2000 3.10421
 PDSCC 16.1500 3.24936 17.2500 3.18852
*P<0.05 significant; ANOVA test.

MDSCC, moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma; OSCC, oral squamous cell carcinoma; PDSCC, poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma; WDSCC, well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma.

RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2021 April; 12(2): e0016. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2021 April 29. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10438.