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Table 2 Postoperative diagnosis for 282 laparoscopic adrenalectomies performed for incidentaloma with specimen dimensions

From: Preoperative workup in the assessment of adrenal incidentalomas: outcome from 282 consecutive laparoscopic adrenalectomies

  lesions < 4 cm lesions 4–6 cm lesions > 6 cm
Non functioning adenoma 63(56.2) 28(35.8) 10(25)
Cortisol secreting adenoma 20(17.8) 15(19.2) 4(10)
Aldosterone secreting adenoma 8(7.1) 7(8.9) 3(7.5)
Pheochromocytoma 11(9.8) 10(12.8) 3(7.5)
Adrenocortical cancer --------- 1(1.2) 10 (25)
Myelolipoma 8(7.1) 13(16.6) 5(12.5)
Ganglioneuroma 2(1.7) 1(1.2) 1(2.5)
Hematoma --------- --------- 1(2.5)
Cyst --------- 3(3.8) 3(7.5)
Total 112(48.6) 78(33.9) 40(17.3)
  1. Group A, 230/282 patients studied according to guidelines.
  2. Dimensions, n. (%) of adrenalectomies.