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Prevalence and Incidence of Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly

Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly: Rare Disease

Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly, or a subtype of Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly, 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 Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly as a "rare disease". More information about Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly is available from Orphanet

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Thumb deformity, alopecia, pigmentation anomaly 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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