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Table 1 CRUCW classification

From: Classification of chronic radiation-induced ulcers in the chest wall after surgery in breast cancers

Characteristics CRUCWs(N = 64)
  Mild (N = 11) Moderate(N = 45) Severe(N = 8)
Area (cm2)
  ≤ 10 11 16 7
  > 100 0 29 1
Depth
 subcutaneous 11 0 0
 muscle layer 0 22 0
 pleural layer or deeper 0 23 8
Skin fibrosis
 mild 11 15 0
 severe 0 30 8
Radiation pneumonitis
 yes 0 11 8
 no 11 34 0
Ribs and/or collarbone ORN
 yes 0 12 8
 no 11 33 0
Lymphedema, arm    
  ≤ 6 cm 11 34 0
  > 6 cm 0 11 8
Brachial neuropathy
 yes 0 4 8
 no 11 41 0
  1. Abbreviation: CRUCWs Chronic radiation-induced ulcers in chest wall, ORN osteonecrosis