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Table 1 Clinical and histopathological characteristic features of 204 cases of adult DTC

From: Classical V600E and other non-hotspot BRAF mutations in adult differentiated thyroid cancer

Characteristics Number/total (percentage)
Median age in years (range) 35.5 (19–75)
Sex female:male (ratio) 154:50
Median tumor size in cm (range) 2.2 (1–12)
Tumor sub-types (%)
Conventional papillary thyroid cancer (CPTC) 114 (55.9)
Follicular variant papillary thyroid cancer (FV-PTC) 55 (27)
Tall cell variant papillary thyroid cancer (TC-PTC) 29 (14.2)
Hurthle cell cancer (HCC) 3 (1.5)
Diffuse sclerosing type papillary thyroid cancer (DSC) 3 (1.5)
Pathological characteristics (%)
Tumor multifocality 97 (47.5)
Extrathyroidal invasion 95 (46.6)
Lymph node metastasis 91 (44.6)
Distant metastasis 15 (7.4)
TNM staging (%)
Stage I/II 160 (78.4)
Stage III/IV 44 (21.6)