Psoriasis (vulgaris), strict definition

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 PSORI_STRICT
KELA reimboursements codes 319|377|134
Conditions required L12_PSORI_VULG
First defined in version DF3
Ontology
DOID 8893
GWAS catalog 0000676
MESH D011565
SNOMED CT 9014002

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 247 86 161
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.14 0.09 0.21
Mean age at first event (years) 51.2 49.58 52.06
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.4 0.0 0.62

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 0.95 0.83 1.03

First-event distributions

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