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Table 1 Histopathologic diagnosis of 315 thyroid nodules

From: Heterogeneous echogenicity of the underlying thyroid parenchyma: how does this affect the analysis of a thyroid nodule?

Final pathology n (%)
Malignant (n = 306, 97.1%)  
  Papillary carcinoma, conventional 264 (86.3)
  Papillary carcinoma, follicular variant 29 (9.5)
  Papillary carcinoma, diffuse sclerosing variant 5 (1.6)
  Papillary carcinoma, oncocytic variant 3 (1.0)
  Medullary carcinoma 3 (1.0)
  Follicular carcinoma 1 (0.3)
  Hűrthle cell carcinoma 1 (0.3)
Benign (n = 9, 2.9%)  
  Adenomatous hyperplasia 8 (88.9)
  Hyalinizing trabecular adenoma 1 (11.1)