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Table 3 Patient Population With Lymph Node Metastases

From: Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: the significance of high risk features

Pt Age Size mm Histology Bilateral Multifocal ETE LN Mets Dis
Mets
7 < 45 9 PTMC +
1 < 45 8 PTMCvF + + +
8 45 6 PTMC +
3 ≥ 45 5 PTMC + + +
2 ≥ 45 3 PTMCvS + + +
5 < 45 3 PTMC + +
6 ≥ 45 3 PTMCvF + + + +
4 ≥ 45 2.5 PTMCvS + +
9 45 2 PMTCvF +
  1. Pt patient, Bilateral bilaterality, Multifocal multifocality, ETE extra-thyroidal extension, LN Mets lymph node metastasis, Dis Mets distant metastasis, PTMC papillary thyroid microcarcinoma, vF variant follicular, vS variant sclerosing
  2. +, present; -, absent
  3. Bold values, LN metastasis in absence of any other high risk features