Table 2.

IHC detection of IL-1α and IL-1β in human melanocytic tumors: IL-1α/IL-1β versus tumor types

IL-1α/IL-1βPercentage scoreIntensity score
Tumor typesNevusPrimaryMetastasesNevusPrimaryMetastases
Double negative30 (26.8%)3 (1.6%)58 (40.0%)29 (25.9%)2 (1.1%)59 (40.4%)
1 Negative/1 positive82 (73.2%)168 (88.4%)77 (53.1%)83 (74.1%)168 (88.4%)73 (50.0%)
Double positive0 (0%)19 (10.0%)10 (6.9%)0 (0%)20 (10.5%)14 (9.6%)

NOTE. Nevus includes thin and thick nevus, primary tissues include thin and thick primary melanomas, and metastases include metastatic lymph nodes and visceral melanomas.