Other/unspecified seropositiverheumatoid arthritis


rheumatoid arthritis: A chronic, systemic autoimmune disorder characterized by inflammation in the synovial membranes and articular surfaces. It manifests primarily as a symmetric, erosive polyarthritis that spares the axial skeleton and is typically associated with the presence in the serum of rheumatoid factor.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode RHEUMA_SEROPOS_OTH
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: M059/M058, ICD-9: 7140A
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: M058/M059, ICD-9: 7140A
First defined in version DF2
DOID 7148
GWAS catalog 0000685
MESH D001172
SNOMED CT 69896004

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 3423 2459 964
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.96 2.48 1.28
Mean age at first event (years) 54.57 53.67 56.85
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 2.8 2.28 4.15

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 7 7 6
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 75.26 75.72 74.07

First-event distributions


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