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Table 2 Demographics and pathology based on radiologic and pathologic size

From: Diagnostic dilemmas: a multi-institutional retrospective analysis of adrenal incidentaloma pathology based on radiographic size

   < 6  ≥ 6 p value
Radiological size (cm)    
Male 20 (38.46) 8 (38.10) 0.976
Female 32 (61.54) 13 (61.90)
Age (years) 59.09 ± 11.81 56.33 ± 11.98 0.390
Pathologic status based on radiologic size    
Adrenocortical carcinoma 0 3 (14.29) 0.008*
Kidney cancer 0 1 (4.76)
Benign adenoma 50 (96.15) 15 (71.43)
Metastatic from other organ 2 (3.85) 2 (9.52)
Pathological size (cm)    
Male 18 (38.30) 10 (38.46) 0.989
Female 29 (61.70) 16 (61.54)
Age (years) 58.95 ± 12.01 56.96 ± 11.66 0.494
Pathologic status based on pathologic size    
Adrenocortical carcinoma 0 3 (11.54) 0.011*
Kidney cancer 0 1 (3.85)
Benign adenoma 46 (97.87) 19 (73.08)
Metastatic from other organ 1 (2.13) 3 (11.54)
  1. * Statistically significant