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Table 2 Ultrasonographic predictive parameters for the diagnosis of benign and malignant adrenal lesions

From: Ultrasonographic features of adrenal gland lesions in dogs can aid in diagnosis

Histopathological diagnosis No. of lesions Adrenal side Lesion shape Lesion size
n (%) n (%) Median (Range) mm
L R Bi A B C D
Benign Lesions 21 7 (50) 4 (25) 10 (71.4) 3 (75) 0 (0) 17 (65.4) 1 (16.7) 7.05 (3-16.1)
Malignant Lesions 23 7 (50) 12 (75) 4 (28.6) 1 (25) 8 (100) 9 (34.9) 5 (83.3) 10.8 (3-70.5)
p-value   1 0.03* 0.04* 0.33 0.004* 0.006* 0.18 0.0001*
  1. L left side, R right side, Bi bilateral side. A Homogeneous enlargement, B Irregular enlargement, C Nodular lesion, D Multiple nodular lesions. *P <0.05