Rare disease photo contest – showing aortic dissection to the world.

7H33 Aorta Dissektion

A rare disease has different clasifications over the world. In Sweden it is called ”sällsynt diagnos” or ”rare diagnosis”, and an illness is classified like a rare diagnosis” is less than 100 persons out of 1.000.000 get it per year. Aortic Dissection occurrs for less than 30 persons out of 1.000.000 per year. A majority of them dies either before they reach hospital or during or after surgery. There are not many survivors living with Aortic Dissection and that is why there are no regular patiens associations for this group of patients.

Aorta Dissektion

EURORDIS is a non-governmental patient-driven alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases, dedicated to improving the quality of life of all people living with rare diseases in Europe. Now they have opened up for an annual photo contest. A way to show rare diseases in an interesting way. I participate with a…

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