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Diseases » Thoracopelvic dysostosis » Prevalence

Prevalence and Incidence of Thoracopelvic dysostosis

Ophanet, who are a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Thoracopelvic dysostosis as a "rare disease". More information about Thoracopelvic dysostosis is available from Orphanet

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

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