Subacute thyroiditis


subacute thyroiditis: Spontaneously remitting inflammatory condition of the THYROID GLAND, characterized by FEVER; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; SORE THROAT; severe thyroid PAIN; and an enlarged damaged gland containing GIANT CELLS. The disease frequently follows a viral infection.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode E4_THYROIDITSUBAC
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E061, ICD-8: 2450[0-1]
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E061, ICD-8: 2450[0-1]
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 7165
GWAS catalog 1001194
MESH D013968
SNOMED CT 428041004

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 325 259 66
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.19 0.26 0.09
Mean age at first event (years) 46.57 45.74 49.86
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.0 0.0 0.0

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 25.54 27.03 19.7


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