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Table 1 Patient’s clinico-pathologic characteristics

From: Diagnostic efficiency of PET/CT in patients with cancer of unknown primary with brain metastasis as initial manifestation and its impact on overall survival

Parameter Patients (n = 39) N %
Sex Male 25 64
Female 14 36
Age of patient/years (mean ± SD) 54.45 ± 12.16
Site of the metastatic brain tumor Frontal 4 21
Parietal 2 10.5
Occipital 1 5.3
Temporal 1 5.3
Multiple 11 57.9
The localizations of metastatic sites other than brain region Lymph nodes 3 15.7
Liver 2 10.5
Spleen 3 15.7
Lung 1 5.3
Peritoneal 1 5.3
Bone 2 10.5
The site of the primary tumor in the study group Lung 6 31.6
Lymphoma 5 26.3
Gastric 4 21
Pancreas 2 10.5
Cecum 1 5.3
Nasopharynx 1 5.3