Ulcerative colitis, NAS


ulcerative colitis: An inflammatory bowel disease involving the mucosal surface of the large intestine and rectum. It may present with an acute or slow onset and follows an intermittent or continuous course. Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, and intestinal hemorrhage.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode ULCERNAS
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: K519
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: K519
First defined in version DF2
DOID 8577
GWAS catalog 0000729
MESH D003093
SNOMED CT 64766004

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 1055 585 470
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.8 0.78 0.82
Mean age at first event (years) 48.69 47.71 49.91
Median number of events / individual 2 2 2

Clinical metrics

Sex All Female Male
Recurrence within 6 months (%) 46.54 45.98 47.23
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 2.94 2.56 3.4