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Statistics about Diastrophic dysplasia

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Diastrophic dysplasia:

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Prevalance of Diastrophic dysplasia: estimated 1 per 100,000 newborns are affected by diastrophic dysplasia, Genetics Home Reference website

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 100,000 or 0.00% or 2,720 people in USA [about data]

Prevalance of Diastrophic dysplasia: Although found in all populations, it is particularly prevalent in Finland. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Diastrophic dysplasia: Rare Disease Status

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

Diastrophic dysplasia: Rare Disease Status

Diastrophic dysplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by Ophanet, a consortium of European partners ...more »

About statistics:

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