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Further references to Refsum Disease

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

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

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Orphanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Refsum 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 Refsum Disease

  • Refsum disease

Source: Other References

Berkow, R (ed).
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy: General Medicine vol. I, 16th edition, Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, p. 907 (1992)

Bradley, W, et al (eds).
Neurology in Clinical Practice: The Neurological Disorders vol. II, 2nd edition, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, pp. 1910-1911 (1996)

Magalini, S, et al (eds).
Dictionary of Medical Syndromes 4th edition, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, p. 685 (1997)

Rowland, L (ed).
Merritt's Textbook of Neurology 9th edition, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, pp. 556-557, 580-581 (1995) (Source: excerpt from NINDS Refsum Disease Information Page: NINDS)


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