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Prevalence and Incidence of Benign lymphoma

Ophanet, who are a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Benign lymphoma as a "rare disease". More information about Benign lymphoma is available from Orphanet

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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