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Prevalence and Incidence of Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis

Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis: Rare Disease

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

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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