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Table 5 Correlation between clinicopathological characteristic and BRAF V600E mutation in solitary PTC and multiple PTC

From: BRAFV600E status and clinical characteristics in solitary and multiple papillary thyroid carcinoma: experience of 512 cases at a clinical center in China

Characteristic BRAFV600E mutation patients
solitary PTC (188) multiple PTC (75) P value
Age (yr)    
Less than 45 67 (35.6%) 30 (40%) 0.3
45 or older 121 (64.4%) 45 (60%)  
Gender    
Male 62 (33.0%) 17 (22.7%) 0.045
Female 126 (67.0%) 58 (77.3%)  
Extrathyroidal invasion    
Yes 66 (35.1%) 25 (33.3%) 0.451
No 122 (64.9%) 50 (66.7%)  
Lymph node metastasis    
Yes 104 (55.3%) 47 (62.7%) 0.171
No 84 (44.7%) 28 (37.3%)  
Distant metastasis    
Yes 13 (6.9%) 5 (6.7%) 0.591
No 175 (93.1%) 70 (93.3%)