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Statistics about Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome:

See also prevalence and incidence page for Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

Prevalance of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: over 60 cases of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome have been reported, Genetics Home Reference website

Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Rare Disease Status

Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Rare Disease Status

Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by Ophanet, a consortium of European partners ...more »

About statistics:

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