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Table 2 Primary procedure and associated thyroid gland diseases in patients with Hurthle cell carcinoma

From: Survival and prognostic factors for survival, cancer specific survival and disease free interval in 239 patients with Hurthle cell carcinoma: a single center experience

Type of surgery Number Percent
Total thyroidectomy 160 66.9
Lobectomy 66a 27.6
Dunhill’s procedure 10 4.2
Tumor reduction 3 1.3
Associated thyroid pathology
 Micropapillary thyroid carcinoma 12 5.0
 Papillary thyroid carcinoma 4 1.7
 Medullary carcinoma 1 0.4
 Graves’ disease 2 0.8
 Thyroiditis 18 7.5
 Benign tumor 3 1.3
 Total 40 16.7
  1. a in 21 patients total thyroidectomy was performed after lobectomy