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Table 2 Relation between high thyroid gland vascularity and thyroid hormonal level in studied cases:

From: Role of ultrasound and Doppler findings as a predictor of thyroid hormonal levels in cases of Hashimoto thyroiditis

hormones High vascularity Number of cases Mean ± SD Median (IQR) P-value#
T3 No 4 3.6 ± 1.1 3.2 (3–3.9) 0.225
  Yes 9 4.2 ± 3.2 3.5 (3–4.1)  
T4 No 2 1.2 ± 0.8 1 (0.7–1.2) 0.047*
  Yes 3 1.6 ± 1.4 1.1 (0.9–1.6)  
TSH No 18 3.5 ± 5.3 1.7 (0.4–3.9) 0.030*
  Yes 25 8.8 ± 18.1 4.2 (0.7–6.8)  
Euthyroids cases      
  No 16    
  Yes 19    
Total   96 case    
  1. # Mann–Whitney U test was used as the variables were not normally distributed (Tukey post hoc was used to compare each 2 categories)
  2. *P-value is significant