Most Rare Diseases In The World?

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What are the top 10 rarest diseases?

Top 10 Rarest Diseases You’ve Never Heard Of –

  • 10: Foreign Accent Syndrome. []
  • 9: Microcephaly. []
  • 8: Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis. []
  • 6: Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome. []
  • 5: Harlequin-Type Ichthyosis. []
  • 4: Congenital Analgesia. []

What are the most common rare diseases?

Infographic: Which Rare Diseases Are The Most Common?

  1. Multiple sclerosis emerges above all others, at 90 patients per 100,000 people.
  2. Narcolepsy—intermittent, uncontrollable episodes of sleepiness—affects 50 patients per 100,000.
  3. Primary biliary cholangitis, the damage of bile ducts in the liver, affects 40 people in 100,000.

How many rare diseases are there in the world?

There are between 5 000 and 8 000 rare diseases, most of them with a genetic basis. 1 A very rough estimate would be that one out of 15 persons worldwide could be affected by a rare (“orphan”) disease – 400 million people worldwide, of whom 30 million are in Europe and 25 million in the United States.

What are the 7000 rare diseases?

You can find a list of all the 7,000+ rare diseases on the Orphanet website.

  • Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Prevalence: roughly 1 in 2,000,000.
  • Ehlers Danlos syndrome. Prevalence: Unknown.
  • Tyrosinemia type 1. Prevalence: Unknown.
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
  • Cystic fibrosis.
  • NGLY-1 deficiency.

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