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Table 1 Results of the 44 rFNAs after initial AUS/FLUS cytopathology result

From: Rate of malignancy for thyroid nodules with AUS/FLUS cytopathology in a tertiary care center – a retrospective cohort study

Classification N = (%) rFNA Result Frequency (%) Resected (%a) Malignant (%b)
Indeterminant 24 (54.5%) AUS/FLUS 16 (36.4%) 6 (37.5%) 2 (33.3%)
Non-Diagnostic 8 (18.2%) 2 (25.0%) 0 (0%)
Re-Classified 20 (45.5%) Benign 11 (25.0%) 1 (9.1%) 0 (0%)
FN/SFN 5 (11.4%) 3 (60.0%) 1 (33.3%)
SFM 4 (9.1%) 4 (100.0%) 4 (100.0%)
Malignant 0 (0%) N/A N/A
  1. Abbreviations: AUS/FLUS atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance, FN/SFN follicular neoplasm/suspicious for follicular neoplasm, SFM suspicious for malignancy
  2. aPercent of frequency
  3. bPercent of resected