How to Teach Medical Students and Clinicians to Handle Zebras? A Holistic Algorithm to Manage Rare Diseases

2021 Turkish Journal of Pediatric Disease  
the rounds. However, zebras are common in life. Although there is no consensus of the definition, diseases that are less frequent than one in two thousand people are called rare diseases (1). Approximately fifteen to one, amount to 263-446 million people in the world, suffer from one of the rare diseases. Infectious causes, rare cancers, and poisoning are not included in that data; therefore, the real number is expected to be higher (2).
doi:10.12956/tchd.917279 fatcat:g6kmija2arcqvnrfxq7fhql3fy