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This is a non-core endpoint: only basic statistics are computed.

See these related core endpoints for full statistics:

Crohn disease


Crohn's disease: A gastrointestinal disorder characterized by chronic inflammation involving all layers of the intestinal wall, noncaseating granulomas affecting the intestinal wall and regional lymph nodes, and transmural fibrosis. Crohn disease most commonly involves the terminal ileum; the colon is the second most common site of involvement.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

392423 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 K50
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 555
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 5630
Cause of death: ICD-10 K50
Cause of death: ICD-9 555
Cause of death: ICD-8 5630

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


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Control exclude K11_ENERCOLNONINF

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 K50-K52
Name in latin Morbus Crohn

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 4164 2303 1861
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.10 1.09 1.12
Mean age at first event (years) 42.66 41.02 44.68


Not a core endpoint, no data to show.

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence

Not a core endpoint, no data to show.


Index endpoint: K11_CROHN – Crohn disease
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints

Not a core endpoint, no data to show.

Drugs most likely to be purchased after Crohn disease

Endpoint not on priority list, no data to show.