The exact prevalence of Alexander disease is unknown. It is estimated to occur in about 1 in 1 million births. Since the description of the first person with Alexander Disease in 1949, no more than 550 cases have been reported.GFAPmutations have been confirmed in 189 reported individuals.
Last updated: 1/11/2016
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