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Table 5 Relation between histopathology and Bethesda

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

Bethesda Histopathology χ2 MCp
Benign (n = 34) Malignant (n = 16)
No. % No. %
Non-diagnostic (I) 1 2.9 0 0.0 17.410a < 0.001a
Benign (II) 0 0.0 1 6.3
Atypia of unknown origin (III) 2 5.9 2 12.5
Suspicious for follicular neoplasm (IV) 31 91.2 7 43.8
Suspicious for malignancy (V) 0 0.0 4 25.0
Malignant (VI) 0 0.0 2 12.5
  1. c2 chi-square test, MC Monte Carlo test, p p value for comparing between the studied groups
  2. aStatistically significant at p ≤ 0.05