Subacute thyroiditis


subacute thyroiditis: Spontaneously remitting inflammatory condition of the THYROID GLAND, characterized by FEVER; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; SORE THROAT; severe thyroid PAIN; and an enlarged damaged gland containing GIANT CELLS. The disease frequently follows a viral infection.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

392423 individuals

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Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 E06.1
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 2451
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 2450[0-1]
Cause of death: ICD-10 E06.1
Cause of death: ICD-9 2451
Cause of death: ICD-8 2450[0-1]

2 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Control definitions

Control exclude E4_THYROID

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 E06
Name in latin Thyreoiditis subacuta

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 742 592 150
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.20 0.28 0.09
Mean age at first event (years) 46.32 45.52 49.47


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.38 [0.76, 2.52] 2.9e-1 36
15 years 0.01 1.15 [0.61, 2.15] 6.7e-1 18
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: E4_THYROIDITSUBAC – Subacute thyroiditis
GWS hits: 1

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Subacute thyroiditis
after Subacute thyroiditis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Subacute thyroiditis

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