Alergic contact dermatitis


allergic contact dermatitis: An inflammatory skin condition caused by an immune response to direct contact between the skin and an allergen. It consists of a delayed type of allergic reaction at the affected site with resulting red, swollen, and blistered skin that may itch or leak.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode L12_ALLERGICCONTACT
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: L23, ICD-9: 6920B/6925D/6924B/6922B/6924L/6926D/6926B/6924D/6925B/6924H/6921B
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: L23, ICD-9: 6924H/6922B/6925B/6924L/6924D/6926B/6920B/6926D/6921B/6924B/6925D
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
DOID 3042
GWAS catalog 1000668
MESH D017449
SNOMED CT 238575004

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 1282 987 295
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.97 1.31 0.51
Mean age at first event (years) 48.11 47.29 50.85
Median number of events / individual 1 1 1

Clinical metrics

Sex All Female Male
Recurrence within 6 months (%) 26.05 25.03 29.49
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.62 0.2 2.03