Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know Key Signs and Symptoms of Rare Diseases?

Germaine L. Defendi, MD, MS; Emmanuel C. Besa, MD; Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


September 29, 2016

Rare diseases are defined as conditions that occur in fewer than 200,000 people in the United States. Some of these diseases are at the upper range of prevalence, whereas others are much more rare. Although you may not encounter them frequently in practice, having a keen eye for certain signs and symptoms may help identify rare conditions. Are you able to identify these hallmarks of rare diseases? Test yourself with our short quiz.


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