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Prevalence and Incidence of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy

Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy: Rare Disease

Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy, or a subtype of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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