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Statistics about Familial hyperchylomicronemia

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Familial hyperchylomicronemia:

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Prevalance of Familial hyperchylomicronemia: 1 per 1 million suffer from familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency worldwide, Genetics Home Reference website

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 1,000,000 or 0.00% or 271 people in USA [about data]

Familial hyperchylomicronemia: Rare Disease Status

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

Familial hyperchylomicronemia: Rare Disease Status

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

About statistics:

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