Psoriasis

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 L12_PSORIASIS
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: L40
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: L40
Include L12_PSORI_VULG, L12_PSORI_PUSTGEN, L12_PSORI_ACRODERM, L12_PSORI_PUSTUPALM, L12_PSORI_GUTTATE, L12_PSORI_ARTHRO, L12_PSORI_NAS
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Ontology
DOID 8893
GWAS catalog 0000676
MESH D011565
SNOMED CT 9014002

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 2600 1349 1251
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.96 1.8 2.18
Mean age at first event (years) 49.23 49.34 49.12
Median number of events / individual 3 3 3

Clinical metrics

Sex All Female Male
Recurrence within 6 months (%) 62.08 62.56 61.55
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 1.58 1.11 2.08

Event distributions

Associations