Table 2: Summary of the clinicopathological features of pediatric and adult thyroid carcinoma.

PediatricAdult value

Mean age ± SD11.84 (4–18 ys)45.29 (20–76)
Gender
 Female 29 (76%)96 (83%)0.3387
 Male9 (24%)19 (17%)
Extrathyroidal extension16 (42%)39 (34%)0.5596
Multifocal disease17 (45%)56 (49%)0.7082
LN metastases28 (74%)48 (42%)0.0007
Distant metastases10 (26%)4 (3%)0.0002