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Table 3 acute toxicity at completion of treatment and first follow-up

From: Raster-scanned carbon ion therapy for malignant salivary gland tumors: acute toxicity and initial treatment response

   re-irradiation   macroscopic residual   microscopic residual  
   prior to RT end of RT 1st f/u prior to RT end of RT 1st f/u prior to RT end of RT 1st f/u
mucositis I   4    14 0   16 1
  II   1    21 1   18 0
  III   0    5 0   4 0
dermatitis I   2    33 1   27 0
  II   2    10 0   11 0
  III   0    1 0    0
epitheliolyses yes   0    8 0   12  
xerostomia I   3    19 19   21 22
  II      1    0 0
dysphagia I   0 1   11 6   10 5
  II      6 0   4 3
  III      4 0   2  
weight loss yes   1    24 4   19 5
kg median   4    4    5  
  min      2    2  
  max      11    10  
feeding tube    0   3 4 4 4 5  
loss of taste    2    37    33  
middle ear effusion   2 1   11 2   8 2
otitis    1    4    6  
paralysis of facial nerve 2 2   5 5 5 10 10 9
ptosis   3 2   3 1 1    
reduced jaw opening 2 2   8 8 3 12 12 5
xerophthalmia     1 1   1 1 1
conjunctivitis   1 0   6 0   2 0
lymph edema       2    2