Psoriasis

Description

psoriasis: An autoimmune condition characterized by red, well-delineated plaques with silvery scales that are usually on the extensor surfaces and scalp. They can occasionally present with these manifestations: pustules; erythema and scaling in intertriginous areas, and erythroderma, that are often distributed on extensor surfaces and scalp.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode L12_PSORIASIS
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: L40
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: L40
Include L12_PSORI_VULG, L12_PSORI_PUSTGEN, L12_PSORI_ACRODERM, L12_PSORI_PUSTUPALM, L12_PSORI_GUTTATE, L12_PSORI_ARTHRO, L12_PSORI_NAS
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Ontology
DOID 8893
GWAS catalog 0000676
MESH D011565
SNOMED CT 9014002

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 3399 1775 1624
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.95 1.79 2.16
Mean age at first event (years) 48.61 48.34 48.91
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 1.41 1.13 1.72

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 3 3 3
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 62.02 63.21 60.71

First-event distributions

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