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Table 6 Distribution showing the relationship between gender and ultrasound diagnoses

From: Assessment of venous Doppler ultrasound findings of acute unilateral lower limb swelling in a tertiary facility in central Ghana: a retrospective analytical study

Variable Sex
Diagnosis Male Female P value
Inguinal lymphadenopathy
 Yes 14 (42.4%) 19 (57.6%) 0.441
 No 59 (50.0%) 59 (50.0%)  
Cellulitis
 Yes 25 (53.2%) 22 (46.8%) 0.423
 No 48 (46.2%) 56 (53.8%)  
Deep vein thrombosis
 Yes 8 (38.1%) 13 (61.9%) 0.311
 No 65 (50.0%) 65 (50.0%)  
Varicose veins
 Yes 2 (40.0%) 3 (60.0%) 0.703
 No 71 (48.6%) 75 (51.4%)  
Popliteal cyst/baker’s cyst
 Yes 2 (33.3%) 4 (66.7%) 0.448
 No 71 (49.0%) 74 (51.0%)  
Superficial thrombophlebitis
 Yes 1 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.227
 No 72 (48.0%) 78 (52.0%)  
Lower limb pyomyositis
 Yes 2 (66.7%) 1 (33.3%) 0.518
 No 71 (48.0%) 77 (52.0%)  
Lymphatic obstruction
 Yes 2 (66.7%) 1 (33.3%) 0.518
 No 71 (48.0%) 77 (52.0%)