Table 2: Summary of literature: Benign papillary lesions diagnosed with core needle biopsy and followed up with surgical excision.

YearRefererenceSample sizeExcisional pathology
BenignUpgradeMalignantAtypiaFinal recommendation

2011Our work6754 (81%)13 (19%)5 (7%)8 (12%)Excision
2009[2]2928 (97%)1 (3%)1 (3%)0 (0%)No excision
2008[15]4838 (79%)10 (21%)7 (15%)3 (6%)Excision
2008[6]8665 (75%)21 (25%)9 (10%)12 (14%)Excision
2007[8]8054 (67.5%)26 (32.5%)15 (18.8%)11 (14%)Excision
2007[4]3837 (97%)1 (2.6%)1 (2.6%)0 (0%)No excision
2007[16]2013 (65%)13 (65%)7 (35%)4 (20%)Excision
2007[12]3630 (84%)5 (14%)5 (14%)0 (0%)Excision
2006[10]2520 (80%)5 (20%)5 (20%)0 (0%)Excision
2006[17]3614 (39%)10 (28%)2 (5.5%)8 (22%)Excision
2006[13]3732 (86%)5 (14%)5 (14%)0 (0%)No excision
2004[14]66 (100%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)No excision
2004[11]139 (69%)4 (31%)2 (15.5)2 (15.5%)Excision
2004[5]88 (100%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)No excision
2004[3]1111 (100%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)No excision
2003[18]3129 (94%)2 (6%)2 (6%)0 (0%)Excision
2002[19]1411 (78%)3 (21%)1 (7%)2 (14%)No excision