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Table 1 Number of each pathological subtype, age of presentation, and diameter of thyroid nodules

From: Can quantitative diffusion-weighted MR imaging differentiate between different subtypes of benign and malignant solitary thyroid nodules?

Pathologic subtypesNo.Mean ageDiameter of the nodule (cm)
Benign nodules58  
Adenomatous nodule37362.3 ± 0.32
Follicular adenoma12322.1 ± 0.24
Cysts9281.85 ± 0.21
Malignant nodules15  
Papillary11461.8 ± 0.12
Follicular4581.5 ± 0.15