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Table 1 Clinicopathological features in 57 TNM stage I pediatric DTC patients

From: Pediatric differentiated thyroid carcinoma in stage I: risk factor analysis for disease free survival

    Recurrence
Clinicopathological features Total (n = 57) Yes (n = 15) No (n = 42) P-value
  No. % No. % No. %  
Age (≤13) 23 40.4 8 53.3 15 35.7 NS
Male gender 7 12.3 5 33.3 2 4.8 0.011
Histology (papillary carcinoma) 46 80.7 15 100.0 31 73.8 NS
Specific variant 15 26.3 4 26.7 11 26.2 NS
Tumor size (>3.0 cm) 38 66.7 10 66.7 28 66.7 NS
Extrathyroid extension 7 12.3 3 20.0 4 9.5 NS
Multifocality 18 31.6 9 60.0 9 21.4 0.010
Tumor stage (T3, T4a) 30 52.6 10 66.7 20 47.6 NS
Clinical lymphadenopathy (cN) 12 21.1 7 46.7 5 11.9 0.009
Pathological node metastasis (pN) 37 64.9 13 86.7 24 57.1 0.040
Subtotal/total thyroidectomy 23 40.4 8 53.3 15 35.7 NS
Modified neck dissection 38 66.7 13 86.7 25 59.5 NS
  1. NS: not significance