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Table 3 Postoperative histopathological diagnosis and associated complications

From: Total thyroidectomy as primary surgical management for thyroid disease: surgical therapy experience from 5559 thyroidectomies in a less-developed region

Diagnosis No. Percent
Benign 3919 70.50
 Multinodular goitre 3124 56.20
  Toxic 382 6.87
  Non-toxic 2766 49.76
 Graves’ disease 157 2.82
 Hashimoto’s disease 402 7.23
 Subacute thyroiditis 85 1.53
 Follicular adenoma 107 1.92
Malignant 1640 29.50
 Papillary thyroid carcinoma 1336 24.03
  Microcarcinoma 601 10.81
  With Hashimoto’s disease 297 5.34
  With Graves’ disease 43 0.77
 Follicular carcinoma 130 2.34
 Medullary carcinoma 65 1.17
 Anaplastic carcinoma 4 0.07
 Other 104 1.87
Total 5559 100