According to statistics, acute appendicitis occurs in 25 per 10,000 of the population aged 10 to 17 each year in the United States. In children aged under 4, the condition occurs in 1 to 2 per 10,000.
According to reports released by the CDC, the exact number of people who affected by deep vein thrombosis is still unknown. However, it is estimated that as many as 900,000 people could be affected by DVT each year in the United States.
Although the number of bacterial meningitis cases in the United States has dropped in recent decades, there are still many deaths across the country due to this deadly disease. You may have seen the movie World War Z where this disease of meningitis was mentioned and even purposely injected by the main character Gerry Lane. That would be about the only time meningitis would be good to have!
According to statistics, more than 4,000 people are affected by bacterial meningitis each year in the United States. It also causes 500 deaths each year. That is the disease that helped out Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) in the movie World War Z but that is another topic.
According to statistics, an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 patients are newly diagnosed with osteonecrosis each year in the United States. This condition is the underlying diagnosis in roughly 10 percent of all total hip replacements, or THR, in the country.