Aniridia: General Information

Names and Terminology for Aniridia

Other Names for This Condition

Source: GHR (NLM/NIH)1

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Synonyms and Related Terms

Synonyms of Aniridia:

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Synonyms and Related Terms

Synonyms of aniridia:

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Categories for Aniridia

Categories: Eye diseases

Source: GARD (NIH)4

Categories

Category of Aniridia:

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Categories

Category of aniridia:

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Categories

Category of aniridia:

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Categories

Category of Aniridia:

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Categories

Categories for Aniridia may include:9 Category of Aniridia:

Prevalence of Aniridia

Frequency

Aniridia occurs in 1 in 50,000 to 100,000 newborns worldwide.

Source: GHR (NLM/NIH)10

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What is the estimated number of patients affected by the condition?

At the time of designation, aniridia affected approximately 0.2 in 10,000 people in the European Union (EU). This was equivalent to a total of around 10,000 people*, and is below the ceiling for orphan designation, which is 5 people in 10,000. This isbased on the information provided by the sponsor and the knowledge of the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP).

*Disclaimer: For the purpose of the designation, the number of patients affected by the condition is estimated and assessed on the basis of data from the European Union (EU 28), Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. This represents a population of 512,900,000 (Eurostat 2015).

Source: EMA (EU)11

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References

  1. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ aniridia
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: Disease Ontology
  4. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 5816/ aniridia
  5. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  6. Source: Disease Ontology
  7. Source: Monarch Initiative
  8. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  9. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  10. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ aniridia
  11. Source: EMA (EU): ema.europa.eu/ ema/ index.jsp? curl=pages% 2Fmedicines% 2Fhuman% 2Forphans% 2F2015% 2F11% 2Fhuman_orphan_001656.jsp& mid=WC0b01ac058001d12b

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