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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Volume reduction of benign thyroid nodules 3 months after a single treatment with high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)

Patient number Age Sex Clinical diagnosis Previous treatment on the thyroid TN-related symptoms Pathological findings in FNAB
1 50 M Struma nodosa with hypofunctional nodule   Globus pharyngis No indication for malignancy
2 74 F Struma nodosa with unifocal thyroidal autonomy   Several symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism  
3 36 F Struma nodosa with hypofunctional nodule   Swallowing disorder No indication for malignancy
4 52 M Struma uninodosa with unifocal thyroidal autonomy and hyperthyroidism l-Thyroxin medication Several symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism, globus pharyngis  
5 44 F Thyroidea nodosa with hypofunctional nodule l-Thyroxin medication Swallowing disorder, discomfort, Globus pharyngis No indication for malignancy
6 80 F Hypofunctional nodule   Globus pharyngis No indication for malignancy
7 62 F Struma multinodosa with isofunctional nodule Partial thyroidectomy 30 years ago Sensation of throat tightness, dyspnea on exertion, swallowing disorder  
8 50 F Hypofunctional nodule RIT due to focal thyroidical autonomy 2 years ago Swallowing disorder No indication for malignancy
9 58 F Struma nodosa with hypofunctional nodule   Globus pharyngis No indication for malignancy
  1. This table shows detailed information on each patient.