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Table 4 Selected toxicities of 183 patients (toxicities of 3 patients missing)

From: Relation of baseline neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio to survival and toxicity in head and neck cancer patients treated with (chemo-) radiation

  G1 G2 G3 G4
Symptoms prior to radiotherapy
 Pain 52 (28) 30 (16) 2 (1) 0
 Dysphagia 52 (28) 32 (17) 11 (6) 0
Acute toxicities
 Pain 42 (23) 91 (49) 45 (24) 1 (1)
 Dermatitis 44 (24) 117 (63) 22 (12) 0
 Mucositis 31 (17) 110 (59) 40 (22) 0
 Dysphagia 23 (12) 80 (43) 70 (38) 1 (1)
 Xerostomia 63 (34) 8 (4) 0 0
  1. Grades according to Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) v4.03