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Prevalence and Incidence of Miller Fisher Syndrome

Prevalance of Miller Fisher Syndrome:

rare ... see also overview of Miller Fisher Syndrome.

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

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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