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Table 1 Clinical and imaging characteristics of patients with PSM and PB

From: A clinicopathological analysis of adrenal tumors in patients with history of extra-adrenal cancers

Clinical and imaging feature Total (%) PB
(n = 39)
PSM
(n = 52)
P value
Age (years), median (range) 56(9–80) 52 (23–80) 58(9–75) 0.070
 ≤ 55 44 (48.4) 24(54.5) 20(45.5) 0.029
 > 55 47 (51.6) 15(31.9) 32(68.1)  
Gender
 Female 38(41.8) 23 (60.5) 15 (39.5) 0.004
 Male 53 (58.2) 16 (30.2) 37 (69.8)  
Location
 Right 37(40.7) 20(54.1) 17(45.9) 0.201
 Left 42(46.2) 15(35.7) 27(64.3)  
 Bilateral 12(13.2) 4(33.3) 8(66.7)  
Size (cm), median (range) 2.7(0.5–12.0) 2.3(0.9–5.7) 3.4(0.5–12.0) 0.001
 <3.2 56(61.5) 32 (57.1) 24 (42.9) < 0.001
 ≥ 3.2 35(38.5) 7 (20.0) 28 (80.0)  
Isolated lesion
 No 22 (24.2) 1 (4.5) 21 (95.5) < 0.001
 Yes 69 (75.8) 38 (55.1) 31 (44.9)  
Imaging diagnosis
 Malignant 61 (67.0) 17 (27.9) 44 (72.1) < 0.001
 Benign 30 (33.0) 22 (73.3) 8 (26.7)  
Interval time (month), median (range) 15.5 (0–146) 9(0–146) 18.5(0–91) 0.620
  1. PSM primary or secondary malignancies found in patient with history of extra-adrenal malignancy
  2. PB primary benign tumors found in patient with history of extra-adrenal malignancy