Prevalence and Incidence of Varadi Papp syndrome
Varadi Papp syndrome: Rare Disease
Varadi Papp syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Varadi Papp syndrome, or a subtype of Varadi Papp syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Ophanet, who are a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Varadi Papp syndrome as a "rare disease".
More information about Varadi Papp syndrome is available from Orphanet
About prevalence and incidence statistics:
The term 'prevalence' of Varadi Papp syndrome usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Varadi Papp syndrome at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Varadi Papp syndrome refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Varadi Papp 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.