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Prevalence and Incidence of Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type

Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type: Rare Disease

Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type, or a subtype of Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type, 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 Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type as a "rare disease". More information about Thoracolimb dysplasia, Rivera type is available from Orphanet

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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