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Table 3 Demographics of 203 patients with lateral compartment metastasis positive (203 patients)

From: Skip metastasis in papillary thyroid carcinoma is difficult to predict in clinical practice

Characteristics Number of patients Percentage(%)
Gender Female 152 74.88
Male 51 25.12
Age(year) ≤25 19 9.36
25–35 41 20.20
35–45 64 31.53
45–55 49 24.14
55–65 19 9.36
>65 11 5.42
Age(year) ≤45 124 61.08
>45 79 38.92
Size(cm) ≤0.5 10 4.93
0.5–1 44 21.67
1–1.5 40 19.70
1.5–2 32 15.76
>2 77 37.93
Tumor Spread Absent 159 78.33
Present 44 21.67
Psammoma bodies Absent 195 96.60
Present 8 3.40
Multifocality Single 179 88.18
Multi 24 11.82
ETE None 127 62.56
ETE 76 37.44
Location Upper 99 48.77
Middle 63 31.03
Inferior 20 9.85
Whole 21 10.34
Location Upper Upper 99 48.77
None 104 51.23
CLNM Absent 30 14.78
Present 173 85.22
  1. ETE extrathyroid extension, CLNM central lymph node metastases, LLNM lateral lymph node metastasis