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Clinical Study

Analysis of Clinical Outcome of Patients with Poorly Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma

Table 2

The clinical characteristics of patients with focal and diffuse component of PDTC.

Focal componentDiffuse component ๐‘ƒ value

Number1514โ€”

Gender (M/F)4/157/14n.s.

Age (median; range)57 (20โ€“71)58 (22โ€“83)n.s.

Tumor size (cm)2.7571.43.3972.1n.s.

Ex*1094 ๐‘ƒ < . 0 1

152
218

Lymph node involvement*2053n.s.

1a87
1b24โ€‰

Pathological subtypesSolid43n.s.
Insular23
Trabecular42
Solid & trabecular54

Local recurrenceP45n.s.
N119

Distant recurrenceP12n.s.
N1412

P: positive, N: negative
*1 EX1: infiltrating to adjacent muscle and/or fat tissue, EX2: infiltrating to adjacent organs such as trachea, esophagus, and so forth.
*2 1a: central cervical lymph node involvement, 1b: lateral cervical lymphnode involvement.

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