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Table 2 Demographics and pathology results of 25 patients with preoperative vocal cord Paralysis

From: Preoperative vocal cord paralysis and its association with malignant thyroid disease and other pathological features

Subject Sex Side Largest nodule on U/S (cm) and side Final pathology Adverse pathological features
1 F R 2.4 (right) Medullary CA  
2 M L 1 (left) Micropapillary CA ETE
3 M L 1.2 (left) Micropapillary CA  
4 M L 1.2 (left) Papillary CA  
5 F R 1.4 (right) Follicular adenoma  
6 M R 1.6 (left) Papillary CA  
7 F L 1.9 (left) Nodular hyperplasia  
8 F L 2.15 (left) Papillary CA  
9 F R 2.3 (right) Papillary CA  
10 F L 2.4 (midline) Follicular adenoma  
11 F L 2.7 (left) Micropapillary CA  
12 F L 3 (left) Papillary CA  
13 F L 1.7 (left) Papillary CA  
14 F L 3.5 (left) Nodular hyperplasia  
15 F R Irregular, >3a Papillary CA ETE, PNI, LVI
16 M L 5.5 (left) Papillary CA  
17 F L 6.5 (left) Nodular hyperplasia  
18 F R 7.7a(right) Papillary CA  
19 M L 9.1 (left) Papillary CA ETE, LVI
20 F L 7 (left) Nodular hyperplasia  
21 M L 0.7 (left) Micropapillary CA  
22 F L No imagingc Osteosarcomab  
23 F R 1.5 (right) Papillary CA  
24 F L No imagingc Poorly differentiated CA  
25 F L No imagingc Papillary (tall cell variant) CA ETE, PNI, LVI
  1. (M male, F female, U/S ultrasound, CA carcinoma, ETE extrathyroidal extension, PNI perineural invasion, LVI lymphovascular invasion)
  2. aMeasure obtained from a CT Scan. No U/S available for this patient
  3. bSee discussion section regarding this finding
  4. cThese patients did not have preoperative imaging as they arrived in respiratory distress