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Prevalence and Incidence of Amyloidosis, familial visceral

Amyloidosis, familial visceral: Rare Disease

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

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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