Further references to Menkes Disease
Source: Office of Rare Diseases
Menkes Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Menkes Disease, or a subtype of Menkes Disease,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Menkes Disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
Source: National Center for Biotechnology (NCBI) and National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Genes and Disease:
The following page contains data, researched by the NCBI, identified to have a relationship between certain genes and Menkes Disease