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Table 7 The number of patients who underwent surgery and the biopsy results after surgery (N = 172)

From: Thyroid cancer among patients with thyroid nodules in Yemen: a three-year retrospective study in a tertiary center and a specialty clinic

VariableN%
Surgery ordered
Yes20437.1
No34662.9
Surgery done
Yes17284.3
No199.3
Lost to follow up136.4
Biopsy result
Benign8750.6
Malignant7644.2
Borderline (premalignant)95.2
Benign tumors
Follicular adenoma777.8
Hurthle cell adenoma222.2
Borderline
NIFTP222.2
Follicular tumor of unknown malignant potential333.3
Well differentiated tumor of unknown malignant potential444.4
Malignant type
PTC classic variant2735.5
PTC follicular variant1519.7
PTC encapsulated follicular variant22.6
PTC microcarcinoma1013.2
FTC minimally invasive1013.2
FTC widely invasive810.5
Medullary cancer33.9
Lymphoma11.3