The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a diagnostic marker for malignant thyroid diseases


Zeren S. , Ozbay I., Bayhan Z., Kocak F. E. , Ucar B. I. , Kahraman C., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.42, pp.559-563, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/tjb-2016-0305
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.559-563

Abstract

Background: The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a good marker of malignant diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate NLR as a diagnostic marker of thyroid cancer in patients with malignant thyroid diseases compared to those with benign thyroid diseases.