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Prevalence and Incidence of Mulibrey Nanism syndrome

Mulibrey Nanism syndrome: Rare Disease

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

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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