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Table 3 The analysis for the false-negative cases

From: Causes of misdiagnoses by thyroid fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC): our experience and a systematic review

AnalysisNumber
Specimen problem
 PTMC6
 Diffuse fibrosis2
 Thyroid cancer in patients with multinodular goiter4
 Nonspecific factors2
Interpretation error
 FVPTC1
Total15
  1. PTMC Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma, FVPTC follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinomas