Acute appendicitis

Description

appendicitis: Acute inflammation of the vermiform appendix.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode K11_APPENDACUT
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: K35, ICD-9: 540, ICD-8: 540
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: K35, ICD-9: 540, ICD-8: 540
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Ontology
DOID 8337
GWAS catalog 0007149
MESH D001064
SNOMED CT 74400008

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 9645 5041 4604
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 7.28 6.71 8.02
Mean age at first event (years) 34.18 33.27 35.18
Median number of events / individual 1 1 1

Clinical metrics

Sex All Female Male
Recurrence within 6 months (%) 2.48 2.46 2.5
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.59 0.42 0.78

Event distributions

Associations