Malignant neoplasm of skin


skin neoplasm: A benign or malignant tumor involving the skin. Representative examples of benign skin neoplasms include the benign melanocytic skin nevus, acanthoma, sebaceous adenoma, sweat gland adenoma, lipoma, hemangioma, fibroma, and benign fibrous histiocytoma. Representative examples of malignant skin neoplasms include basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, and Kaposi sarcoma.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode C3_SKIN
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 2
First defined in version DF4
DOID 3165, 4159
GWAS catalog 0004198
MESH D012878
SNOMED CT 126488004

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 8433 4313 4120
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 4.84 4.35 5.48
Mean age at first event (years) 63.91 62.71 65.17
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 5.1 3.8 6.46


SNP-h2 liability CI
0.17 [0.09, 0.25]

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 1.07 0.97 1.17


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