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Table 3 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 25(48) 4(7.6) 14(26.9)
Cortisol secreting adenoma - - -
Aldosterone secreting adenoma - - -
Pheochromocytoma 1(1.9) - -
Adrenocortical cancer 1(1.9) 1(1.9) -
Myelolipoma 2(3.8) - 1(1.9)
Ganglioneuroma - - -
Hematoma - 2(3.8) -
Cyst 1(1.9) - -
Total 30(57.6) 7(13.4) 15(28.8)
  1. Group B, 52/282 patients not studied according to guidelines.
  2. Dimensions, n. (%) of adrenalectomies.