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Table 1 thy staging and risk of cancer

From: How to do it: the difficult thyroid

thy stage Risk of cancer
+thy3 i 20-40%
+thy3 ii rag bag term Some risk of tumour less than i
*thy3 a Risk 20-25% adenomatous or hyperplastic
*thy3 b Risk 40-50%
thy4 80% risk total thyroidectomy suggested because of multifocality of disease
thy5 100% risk total thyroidectomy
  1. *UCLH scale North Central London Thyroid Network Scale
  2. +BAETS scale