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  1. Age of onset

    The age of onset is a medical term referring to the age at which an individual acquires, develops, or first experiences a condition or symptoms of a disease or disorder. For instance, the general age of onset for the spinal disease scoliosis is "10-15 years old," meaning that most people develop scoliosis when they are of an age between ten and fifteen years. Diseases are often categorized by their ages of onset as congenital, infantile, juvenile, or adult.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Age of Onset

    The age or period of life at which a disease or the initial symptoms or manifestations of a disease appear in an individual.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of age of onset in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of age of onset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Ada Hamosh:

    From a clinical perspective, once you see enough (patients) you can define the (symptom) spectrum, age of onset, other organs the disease affects, what their prognosis is, that's what parents ask for. They can say, 'I just met a 30-year-old with this condition.' It's not a cure, it's not a treatment, but it's the power of diagnosis and having a name to put on this condition.

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