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ARTS syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that ARTS syndrome, or a subtype of ARTS syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
The term 'prevalence' of ARTS syndrome usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing ARTS syndrome at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of ARTS syndrome refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of ARTS syndrome 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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