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Table 1 Distribution of valvular lesions

From: Echocardiographic pattern of rheumatic valvular disease in a contemporary sub-Saharan African pediatric population: an audit of a major cardiac ultrasound unit in Yaounde, Cameroon

Valvular lesions Overall, n (%) Boys, n (%) Girls, n (%)
Mitral regurgitation only 32 (49.2) 16 (50) 16 (50)
Mitral stenosis only 1 (1.5) 0 1 (100 %)
Mitral regurgitation + mitral stenosis 4 (6.2) 4 (100) 0
Aortic regurgitation only 7 (10.8) 6 (85.7) 1 (14.3)
Aortic stenosis only 2 (3.1) 1 (50) 1 (50)
Aortic regurgitation + aortic stenosis 2 (3.1) 1 (50) 1 (50)
Mitral regurgitation + aortic regurgitation 23 (35.4) 6 (27.3) 16 (72.7)
Mitral regurgitation + aortic stenosis 1 (1.5) 0 1 (100)
Mitral regurgitation + mitral stenosis + aortic regurgitation 2 (3.1) 2 (3.1) 0
Mitral regurgitation + aortic regurgitation + aortic stenosis 1 (1.5) 0 1 (100 %)
Pulmonary hypertension 34 (52.3) 15 (44.1) 19 (55.9)
Overall 65 (100 %) 31 (47.7) 34 (52.3)