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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Details of recurrence (n=22)

Characteristic Number of cases
Site of recurrence
Residual lobe 14 (63.6)
Central LN 3 (13.6)
Lateral LN 5 (22.8)
Tumor size (mm) 2.4±2.2
Interval between detection and 1st operation (month) 80.7±31.9
2nd operation 21 (95.5)
Completion thyroidectomy 5 (23.8)
Completion thyroidectomy with CND 11 (52.4)
Completion thyroidectomy with ipsilateral MRND 5 (23.8)
Interval between 2nd operation and detection (month interval) 21 (95.5)
<6 16 (76.2)
≥6 5 (23.8)
Observation 1 (4.5)
Increased tumor size after detection 4 (19)

Values are presents as mean±standard deviation or number (%).

CND: central neck dissection, LN: lymph node, MRND: modified radical neck dissection

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