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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients included in this study

From: Single-center study of familial papillary thyroid cancer in China: surgical considerations

Characteristics Patient data ( n= 248)
Gender  
   Male 66
   Female 182
Age (years, mean ± SD) 40.40 ± 13.35
   <45 158
   ≥45 94
Histological types: papillary 248
Combined with benign thyroid diseases:  
   Nodular goiter 106
   Thyroid adenoma 86
   Hashimoto’s thyroiditis 38
Median number of tLNs (range) 9(0 to 119)
Median number of mLNs (range) 0(0 to 33)
AJCC stage  
   <45 I:II 146:8
   ≥45 I:II:III:IV 28:10:26:30
  1. SD: standard deviation, tLN: total resected lymph nodes, mLN: metastatic lymph nodes, AJCC: American Joint Committee on Cancer.