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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Mastocytosis

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Mastocytosis

The information below shows a list of types of Mastocytosis, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Mastocytosis (overall) N/A N/A rare
Cutaneous mastocytosis N/A N/A rare
systemic mastocytosis N/A N/A No information
diffuse mastrocytosis N/A N/A No information
mastocytoma N/A N/A No information
urticaria pigmentosa N/A N/A rare
telangiectasia perstans N/A N/A No information

Prevalence Statistics for Mastocytosis

Prevalance of Mastocytosis:


Prevalance of Mastocytosis:

mastocytosis generally has been considered to be an "orphan disease." (Orphan diseases affect 200,000 or fewer people in the United States.) (Source: excerpt from Mastocytosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Types of Mastocytosis

For more information about types of Mastocytosis, refer to our section on types of Mastocytosis.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Mastocytosis usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Mastocytosis at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Mastocytosis is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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