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Table 2 Prevalence of specimens showing chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis according to TgAb group and final pathology

From: Can preoperative thyroglobulin antibody levels be used as a marker for well differentiated thyroid cancer?

Number of specimens with CLT/total number of specimens (%)
  Benign Malignant Total
TgAb ≥ 30 9/18 (50) 17/34 (50) 26/52 (50)
TgAb < 30 37/175 (21.1) 35/178 (19.7) 72/353 (20.4)
Total 46/193 (23.8) 52/212 (24.5) 98/405 (24.2)
  1. CLT Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis