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Prevalence and Incidence of Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism

Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism: Rare Disease

Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism, or a subtype of Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Ophanet, who are a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism as a "rare disease". More information about Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism is available from Orphanet

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Lenz Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism 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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