Table 3

Histological and cytological diagnosis of 87 thyroid nodules
Histological diagnosis Cytological diagnosis
PTCa: 49 cases PTCa SPTCb IFPc
30 (61%) 14 (29%) 5 (10%)
BNd: 38 cases BNd IFPc
19 (50%) 19 (50%)

aPTC: papillary thyroid carcinoma.

bSPTC: suspicious papillary thyroid carcinoma.

cIFP: indeterminate follicular proliferation.

dBN: benign.

Tomei et al.

Tomei et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:396   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-396

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