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Incidence Statistics for Types of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases

The information below shows a list of types of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Wegener's granulomatosis N/A N/A No information
Discoid lupus erythematosus N/A N/A No information
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome N/A N/A No information
Lyme disease approx 1 in 2,719 or 0.04% or 100,000 people in USA 100,000 estimated 100,000 cases annually (NIAID/USA)
Peyronie's disease N/A N/A No information
Huntington's Disease approx 1 in 175,390 or 0.00% or 1,550 people in USA 1,550 26 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Autism approx 1 in 90,666 or 0.00% or 3,000 people in USA 3,000 3,000 new cases in the USA 2001 (BBC News, 2002)
Sydenham chorea N/A N/A No information
Rasmussen's Encephalitis N/A N/A No information
Stiff-Person Syndrome N/A N/A No information
Ulcerative colitis N/A N/A No information
Interstitial cystitis N/A N/A No information
Primary sclerosing cholangitis N/A N/A No information
Bell's Palsy approx 1 in 6,800 or 0.01% or 40,000 people in USA 40,000 40,000 annual cases in Americans

Types of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases

For more information about types of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases, refer to our section on types of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Possibly Autoimmune Diseases. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Possibly Autoimmune Diseases at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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