Autoimmune thyroiditis


autoimmune thyroid disease: Inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland due to autoimmune responses leading to lymphocytic infiltration of the gland. It is characterized by the presence of circulating thyroid antigen-specific T-cells and thyroid autoantibodies. The clinical signs can range from hypothyroidism to thyrotoxicosis depending on the type of autoimmune thyroiditis.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode E4_THYROIDITAUTOIM
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E063
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E063
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 7188
GWAS catalog 0006812
MESH D013966

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 197 168 29
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.11 0.17 0.04
Mean age at first event (years) 41.62 40.97 45.39
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.51 0.6 0.0

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 2
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 40.61 39.29 48.28


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