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Incidence Statistics for Types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders

The information below shows a list of types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders

Disease

Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Dentatorubral Pallidoluysian Atrophy N/A N/A No information
Fragile-X Syndrome approx 1 in 3,000 or 0.03% or 90,666 people in USA 90,666 about 1 in 1500 males1.
Friedreich's ataxia N/A N/A No information
Huntington's Disease approx 1 in 175,390 or 0.00% or 1,550 people in USA 1,550 26 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Myotonic Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Progressive Spinobulbar muscular atrophy N/A N/A No information
Spinocerebellar Ataxia N/A N/A No information

Types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders

For more information about types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders, refer to our section on types of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Triplet Repeat Genetic Disorders at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.



Footnotes:
1. Pathophysiology of Disease, Stephen J. McPhee, Vishwanash R. Lingappa, Willim F. Ganong, Jack D. Lang, Prentice Hall, 1995
 

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