Acute appendicitis

Description

appendicitis: Acute inflammation of the vermiform appendix.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode K11_APPENDACUT
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: K35, ICD-9: 540, ICD-8: 540
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: K35, ICD-9: 540, ICD-8: 540
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Ontology
DOID 8337
GWAS catalog 0007149
MESH D001064
SNOMED CT 74400008

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 12476 6627 5849
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 7.16 6.68 7.78
Mean age at first event (years) 33.76 32.72 34.94
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.53 0.39 0.68

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 2.37 2.52 2.21

First-event distributions

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