International Journal of Thyroidology

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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Demographic and the clinicopathologic characteristics of 321 patients with papillary thyroid cancer

Variables Mean (n=321, range)
Age (years) 45.3±10.5 (15-78)
Gender (M:F, %) 54:267 (16.8%:83.2%)
Tumor size (cm) 0.84±0.59 (0.1-5.0)
Multiple cancer 127 (39.6%)
Bilateral cancer 85 (26.5%)
Extrathyroidal extension 180 (56.1%)
N0:N1a:N1b 154 (48.0%):142 (44.0%):25 (8.0%)
Retrieved LN (n) 11.0±13.6 (0-113)
Central 8.0±5.7 (0-31)
Lateral 40.8±20.0 (16-103)
Metastatic LN (n) 1.9±3.3 (0-23)
Central 1.6±2.5 (0-17)
Lateral 4.4±4.4 (1-18)
High number of metastatic LN (≥2) 103 (32.1%)
Metastatic LN size (cm)
Central 0.37±0.34 (0.1-2.1)
Lateral 0.89±0.55 (0.3-2.7)
Micrometastasis (<0.2 cm) at level VI 76/163 (46.6%)
Extranodal extension at level VI 10 (3.1%)
LN ratio (metastatic LN/retrieved LN) 0.19±0.27 (0-1.0)
High LN ratio (>0.4) 60 (18.7%)
Low risk disease (N0, ≤5 micrometastasis) 230 (71.7%)

Multiple cancer: multiple tumor in unilateral lobe except bilateral tumor

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