Diaphragmatic hernia


congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a posterolateral defect of the diaphragm that allows passage of abdominal viscera into the thorax, leading to respiratory insufficiency and persistent pulmonary hypertension with high mortality.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode K11_DIAHER
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: K44, ICD-8: 5513
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: K44, ICD-8: 5513
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 3827
GWAS catalog 0007216
MESH D006548

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 4402 2646 1756
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 2.53 2.67 2.34
Mean age at first event (years) 59.38 59.57 59.1
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 4.11 3.17 5.52

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 19.74 20.63 18.39


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