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Table 2 Tumor size, presence of carcinoma, and Tg concentration

From: Preoperative serum thyroglobulin concentration as a predictive factor of malignancy in small follicular and Hürthle cell neoplasms of the thyroid gland

Tumor size (cm) Number of patients Benign tumor median (range) Tg concentration ng/ml Carcinoma median (range) Tg concentration ng/ml P value
0.01 to 0.5 9 12 (11 to 27) 60 (1 to 974) 0.225
0.51 to 1 46 18 (1 to 839) 32 (2 to 441)
1.01 to 1.5 83 41 (2 to 1,026) 119 (3 to 3,424)
1.51 to 2 106 62 (3 to 860) 90 (1 to 1,757)