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Table 1 Clinical manifestations at the first visit

From: Comparison of orthopaedic manifestations of multiple epiphyseal dysplasia caused by MATN3 versus COMP mutations: a case control study

  MATN3 group COMP group p-value
Number of patients 37 22  
Age (year) 8.8 ± 2.8* 8.5 ± 3.5* 0.670***
Hip pain 11 (29.7)** 6 (27.3)** 0.844+
Knee pain 13 (35.1)** 10 (45.5)** 0.441+
Ankle pain 3 (8.1)** 4 (18.2)** 0.300++
Back pain 0 (0)** 0 (0)** 1.000++
Gait abnormality 15 (40.5)** 15 (68.2)** 0.041+
  1. *Mean ± standard deviation, **number of patients (percentile).
  2. ***student's t-test, +Pearson’s chi-square test, ++Fisher’s exact test.