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Statistics about Tuberous sclerosis

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Tuberous sclerosis:

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Prevalance of Tuberous sclerosis: less than 1 in 10,000

Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 10,000 or 0.01% or 27,200 people in USA [about data]

Tuberous sclerosis: Rare Disease Status

Tuberous sclerosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

Tuberous sclerosis: Rare Disease Status

Tuberous sclerosis is listed as a "rare disease" by Ophanet, a consortium of European partners ...more »

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Tuberous sclerosis. The term 'prevalence' of Tuberous sclerosis usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Tuberous sclerosis at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Tuberous sclerosis refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Tuberous sclerosis 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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