Other follicular disorders


folliculitis: the infection and inflammation of one or more hair follicles. The condition may occur anywhere on the skin with the exception of the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. The rash may appear as pimples that come to white tips on the face, chest, back, arms, legs, and head.

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 L73
Cause of death: ICD-10 L73

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


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Check minimum number of events None


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Control definitions


Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 L60-L75
Name in latin Aliae morbositates folliculares

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 1918 1103 815
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.51 0.52 0.49
Mean age at first event (years) 45.27 41.98 49.74


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.06 3.91 [2.37, 6.45] 1.0e-7 88
15 years 0.02 2.88 [1.91, 4.34] 4.4e-7 46
5 years 0.00 3.16 [1.85, 5.41] 2.7e-5 19
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Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: L12_FOLICULAROTH – Other follicular disorders
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Other follicular disorders
after Other follicular disorders

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Other follicular disorders

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