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Research Article

Thyroid Cytopathology Reporting by the Bethesda System: A Two-Year Prospective Study in an Academic Institution

Table 3

Cytological/histopathological diagnosis correlation.

Cytopathological categorizationNumber of cases where surgical specimens were received ()Percent of the categoryHistopathological diagnosisNumber of cases

212.5Nodular goiter2

Nodular goiter18
2312.8Follicular adenoma2
Papillary thyroid carcinoma3

19Papillary thyroid carcinoma1

4Follicular adenoma3
80Papillary thyroid carcinoma1

6Lymphocytic thyroiditis2
75Papillary thyroid carcinoma3
Follicular adenoma1

480Papillary thyroid carcinoma4

(1) ND/UNS = nondiagnostic/unsatisfactory, AUS/FLUS = atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance, FN/SFN = follicular neoplasm/suspected for a follicular neoplasm, and SFM = suspected for malignancy.
(2) = total number of cases.

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