Journal of Thyroid Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma in a Country of Endemic Iodine Deficiency (1994–2013)

Table 1

Demographic characteristics and the clinical presentation of FCTs in females and males.

Female (/%)Male (/%) value

Age group (years)
≤193 (6.4)0 (0.0)0.277
20–298 (17.0)5 (16.7)1.000
30–395 (10.6)2 (6.7)0.699
40–497 (14.9)8 (26.7)0.245
50–5911 (23.4)11 (36.7)0.301
≥6013 (27.7)4 (13.3)0.168
Clinical presentation
Anterior neck swelling42 (89.4)26 (86.7)0.730
Pathological fracture0 (0.0)2 (6.7)0.149
Bone pain2 (4.3)1 (3.3)1.000
Soft tissue swelling3 (6.3)1 (3.3)1.000
Duration of symptoms at presentation (years)
18 (25.8)5 (22.7)1.000
22 (6.5)4 (18.2)0.201
34 (12.9)6 (27.3)0.175
≥417 (52.7)7 (31.8)0.315
Surgical specimens
Total thyroidectomy22 (46.8)14 (46.7)1.000
Near total thyroidectomy5 (10.6)4 (13.3)0.730
Lobectomy12 (25.6)4 (13.3)0.256
Biopsy8 (17.0)7 (23.3)0.562
Neck dissection0 (0.0)1 (1.3)0.390

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