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Prevalence and Incidence of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired

Prevalance of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired:

estimated 4-7 million people are diagnosed with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura each year in the US, Genetics Home Reference website ... see also overview of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired.

Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "estimated 4-7 million people are diagnosed with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura each year in the US, Genetics Home Reference website" -- see also general information about data sources]

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired: Rare Disease

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

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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