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Table 3 Distribution by age of presentations

From: Spectrum of musculo-skeletal disorders in sickle cell disease in Lagos, Nigeria

Disorder <10 years
N (%)
11-20
N (%)
> 20
N (%)
Total P-value
Dactylitis 10 - - 10 N/A
Osteomyelitis 31 (63.3) 15 (30.6) 3 (6.1) 49 P = 0.00002
Septic Arthritis 19 (95.0) 1 (5.0) - 20 P = 0.000005
Ulcers 1 (7.1) 2 (41.3) 11 (78.6) 14 P = 0.00001
Avascular necrosis 2 (7.2) 13 (46.4) 13 (46.4) 28 P = 0.000007
Pathological 8 (80.0) 2 (20.0) - 10 P = 0.049
Total 71 33 27 131