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Statistics about Adrenoleukodystrophy

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Adrenoleukodystrophy:

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Prevalance of Adrenoleukodystrophy: 1 per 20,000 people suffer from X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, Genetics Home reference website

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 20,000 or 0.00% or 13,600 people in USA [about data]

Adrenoleukodystrophy: Rare Disease Status

Adrenoleukodystrophy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Adrenoleukodystrophy. The term 'prevalence' of Adrenoleukodystrophy usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Adrenoleukodystrophy at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Adrenoleukodystrophy refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Adrenoleukodystrophy 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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