Prevalence and Incidence of Pseudotumor Cerebri


About prevalence and incidence statistics: The term 'prevalence' of Pseudotumor Cerebri usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Pseudotumor Cerebri at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Pseudotumor Cerebri refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Pseudotumor Cerebri 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.

Prevalance of Pseudotumor Cerebri: about 1-2 people per 100,000 population have benign intracranial hypertension in the US (Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus)
Prevalance Rate: approx 1 in 272,000,000 or 0.00% or 1 people in USA [about data]

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