Exfoliative dermatitis


atopic eczema: A chronic inflammatory genetically determined disease of the skin marked by increased ability to form reagin (IgE), with increased susceptibility to allergic rhinitis and asthma, and hereditary disposition to a lowered threshold for pruritus. It is manifested by lichenification, excoriation, and crusting, mainly on the flexural surfaces of the elbow and knee. In infants it is known as infantile eczema.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode L12_EXFOLIATIVE
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: L26
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: L26
KELA reimboursements codes ANY
KELA reimbursements ICD-10: L26
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 3310
GWAS catalog 0000274
MESH D003873

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 107 39 68
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.06 0.04 0.09
Mean age at first event (years) 56.48 52.84 58.57
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 7.48 7.69 7.35

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 37.38 30.77 41.18


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