Other and/or unspecified nontoxic goitre


goiter: Enlargement of the thyroid gland usually caused by lack of iodine in the diet, hyperthyroidism, or thyroid nodules. Symptoms include difficulty in breathing and swallowing.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode E4_GOITRENAS
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E049/E048
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E048/E049
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 12176
GWAS catalog 0004283
MESH D006042
SNOMED CT 3716002

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 977 842 135
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.56 0.85 0.18
Mean age at first event (years) 54.29 53.66 58.19
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 1.02 0.71 2.96

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 25.38 25.3 25.93


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