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ready Orphanet

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Orphanet is the reference resource for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs for all publics. Its aim is to contribute to the improvement of the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with rare diseases. Orphanet maintains the Orphanet nomenclature, essential for interoperability, and the Orphanet Rare Disease Ontology (ORDO).


Countries that developed this resource European Union , France

Created in 1997

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How to cite this record Orphanet; Orphanet; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 21, 2019, 2:50 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 20 2021 10:05 p.m.

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[Orphanet and the Dutch Steering Committee Orphan Drugs. A European and Dutch databank of information on rare diseases].

Liem SL.,
Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 2008

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  • 831390 (European Union (EU))

  • E-Rare 3 (National Agency of Research (ANR), Paris, France)