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Table 2 Distribution of the studied cases according to histopathology (n = 50)

From: The diagnostic value of ultrasonography in detection of different types of thyroid nodules

Histopathology No. %
Benign 34 68.0
 Micro nodular goiter 5 14.7
 Micro follicular adenoma 16 47.1
 Hyperplastic thyroid nodule 2 5.9
 Early thyroiditis 1 2.9
 Colloid nodule with hyperplastic changes 7 20.6
 Colloid cyst 3 8.8
Malignant 16 32.0
 Sarcoid scarcoma of thyroid gland 1 6.3
 Papillary micro carcinoma 12 75.0
 Follicular variant of papillary carcinoma 2 12.5
 Follicular thyroid carcinoma 1 6.3