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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients (n = 21)

From: The efficacy of transnasal palatal transillumination for the diagnosis of submucous cleft palate

Characteristics Value
Age (months)
 Mean 18.95
 Median 6.00
 Minimum–maximum (2.00–60.00)
Gender
 Male 13 (61.9%)
 Female 8 (38.1%)
Presentation
 Hypernasality 5 (23.8%)
 Delayed speech 5 (23.8%)
 Diagnosed during repair of cleft lip 5 (23.8%)
 Perforated palate with nasal escape of milk and food 3 (14.3%)
 Feeding difficulties 3 (14.3%)
 Otitis media 1 (4.8%)
Type of operations
 Simple repair without lateral release incisions 1 (4.8%)
 Simple repair with lateral release incisions 2 (9.6%)
 Two long palatal flaps 13 (61.9%)
 Von Langenbeck 5 (23.8%)
  1. Age presented as mean, median, and minimum–maximum and other data as number (%)