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Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria



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Prevalence

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December 2010

PNH is a rare disease; there are about 4 to 6 thousand patients currently in the US, with the annual incidence of about 1.3 per million people. The reports on the overall 5 year mortality from the disease go as high as 35%. It is equally prevalent in men and women and affects all ages, median population being in their early 30s. PNH has a progressive course with episodes of complications and transfusion dependence, severely affecting patient's life.

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