Table 2: Comparison of clinical characteristics of functional and nonfunctional lesions.

CharacteristicFunctional groupNonfunctional group value

Gender, male/female12/624/302.6670.102
Age, year54.83 ± 6.8449.28 ± 13.90−2.2360.029
BMI, kg/m228.01 ± 3.6125.28 ± 3.67−2.7140.009
Location10.7000.001
 Left334
 Right21
 Both1319
Type of enlargement12.5570.001
 Smooth335
 Nodular1519
Concomitant disease
 Diabetes mellitus8151.7250.189
 Hypertension15440.0001.000