Rare Diseases You've Never Heard Of

Common Problems

Beyond the immediate health problems posed by these conditions, low incidence and a lack of both public and scientific knowledge can result in a delay of diagnosis or even misdiagnosis. Thankfully, efforts from organizations like Rare Disease Day and the NIH’s Office of Rare Disease Research are helping to gather scientific knowledge and raise awareness.

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Review Date: 
February 28, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014