Table 2

Clinicopathologic characteristics in 159 patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma
BRAF V600E mutation P value
Characteristic Positive Negative
Age (y), Mean ± SD 47.70 ± 10.69 48.29 ± 11.62 0.602
Gender 0.422
 Male 21 6
 Female 97 35
Tumor size (cm), Mean ± SD 0.506
 <0.5 42 11
 0.5-1 55 20
 >1 21 10
T classification 0.007
 T1/T2 56 29
 T3/T4 62 12
Lymph node metastasis 0.565
 Yes 43 15
 No 75 26
Extrathyroidal extension 0.001
 Yes 72 13
 No 46 28

Kang et al.

Kang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:121   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-121

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