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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of patients with solitary papillary thyroid microcarcinomas (n = 1092)

From: Influence of tumor extent on central lymph node metastasis in solitary papillary thyroid microcarcinomas: a retrospective study of 1092 patients

Parameter Number (%) of patients (n = 1092)
Age (years)
 <45 513 (47.0%)
 ≥45 579 (53.0%)
Sex
 Male 192 (17.6%)
 Female 900 (82.4%)
Size (mm)
 ≤5 602 (55.1%)
 >5 490 (44.9%)
Tumor extent
 Within capsule 699 (64.0%)
 Capsule invasion 335 (30.7%)
 Extrathyroidal extension 58 (5.3%)
Lymphocytic thyroiditis
 Present 129 (11.8%)
 Absent 963 (88.2%)
Subtype
 Classic 1079 (99.8%)
 Follicular 13 (1.2%)
CLNM
 Yes 300 (27.4%)
 No 792 (72.6%)
  1. CLNM central lymph node metastasis