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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Motor neuron diseases

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Motor neuron diseases

The information below shows a list of types of Motor neuron diseases, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis approx 1 in 250,000 or 0.00% or 1,087 people in USA 5,000 4-8 per 1000,000 people suffer from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis worldwide, Genetics Home Reference website
Monomelic Amyotrophy N/A N/A No information
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis approx 1 in 250,000 or 0.00% or 1,087 people in USA 5,000 4-8 per 1000,000 people suffer from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis worldwide, Genetics Home Reference website
progressive muscular atrophy N/A N/A No information
postpolio syndrome N/A N/A No information
Spinal Muscular Atrophy approx 1 in 6,000 or 0.02% or 45,333 people in USA 45,333 1 per 6,000 - 10,000 people suffer from spinal muscular atrophy, Genetics Home Reference website

Types of Motor neuron diseases

For more information about types of Motor neuron diseases, refer to our section on types of Motor neuron diseases.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Motor neuron diseases usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Motor neuron diseases at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Motor neuron diseases is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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