Appendicitis, broad definition

Description

appendicitis: Acute inflammation of the vermiform appendix.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode APPENDICITIS_BROAD
Include K11_APPENDACUT, K11_APPENDOTH
First defined in version DF3
Ontology
DOID 8337
GWAS catalog 0007149
MESH D001064
SNOMED CT 74400008

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 13396 7162 6234
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 7.68 7.22 8.3
Mean age at first event (years) 33.33 32.29 34.53
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.52 0.38 0.67

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 2.62 2.75 2.47

First-event distributions

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