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Table 2 Comparison of parent–child relationship in FPTC patients

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

Parameter Gender(male/female) Age at diagnosis (years, mean ± SD) Tumor size (cm, mean ± SD) Multifocality Rapid proliferation Local invasion Lymph node affection
First generation (n = 12) 0/12 35.17 ± 12.90 2.10 ± 1.35 8(66.7%) 0(0.00%) 12(100.0%) 10(83.3%)
Second generation (n = 10) 2/8 38.40 ± 14.93 2.40 ± 1.80 4(40.0%) 4(40.0%) 6(60.0%) 4(40.0%)
P 0.195 0.592 0.670 0.391 0.029 0.029 0.074