Psoriasis vulgaris


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_PSORI_VULG
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: L400, ICD-9: 6961A
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: L400, ICD-9: 6961A
KELA reimboursements codes ANY
KELA reimbursements ICD-10: L400
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF2
DOID 8893
GWAS catalog 0000676
MESH D011565
SNOMED CT 9014002

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 2112 996 1116
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.21 1.0 1.49
Mean age at first event (years) 50.0 49.23 50.69
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 1.8 1.51 2.06

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2 2 3
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 57.01 56.22 57.71


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