Skip to main content

Table 10 Analysis between the tumor location and skip metastasis

From: Risk factor analysis for predicting cervical lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid carcinoma: a study of 966 patients

Tumor location Skip metastasis Metastasis rate χ 2 P value
No Yes
     11.124 0.021
Upper 1/3 of the lobe 35 22 38.6%   
Middle 1/3 of the lobe 18 2 10.0%   
Lower 1/3 of the lobe 21 8 27.6%   
Isthmus 9 4 30.8%   
Whole 11 0 0%