Postinfectious hypothyroidism


hypothyroidism: Abnormally low levels of thyroid hormone.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

356077 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 E03.3
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 2448A
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 $!$
Cause of death: ICD-10 E03.3
Cause of death: ICD-9 2448A
Cause of death: ICD-8 $!$


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version

Look only at ICD versions H.D: 10, 8, 9 ; C.O.D: 10, 8, 9


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 E03
Name in latin Hypothyreosis postinfectiosa

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 148 125 23
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.04 0.06 0.01
Mean age at first event (years) 41.02 40.54 43.63


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 - - - -
15 years - - - -
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: E4_HYTHYPOSTINF – Postinfectious hypothyroidism
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Postinfectious hypothyroidism
after Postinfectious hypothyroidism

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Postinfectious hypothyroidism