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Table 2 Recurrence patterns in young and older patients

From: Analysis of the outcome of young age tongue squamous cell carcinoma

Site of recurrence, p = 0.000 Age < 40 (n = 23) Number (%) Age ≥ 40 (n = 94) Number (%) All (n = 117) Number (%)
Local recurrence 0 2 (2.1) 2 (1.7)
Regional recurrence 1 (4.3) 9 (9.6) 10 (8.5)
Locoregional recurrence 6 (26.0) 11 (11.7) 17 (14.5)
Distant metastasis 6 (26.0) 2 (2.1) 8 (6.8)