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

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 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]


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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 E06
Name in latin Thyreoiditis subacuta

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 707 558 149
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.20 0.28 0.09
Mean age at first event (years) 46.28 45.33 49.83


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.01 0.47 [0.17, 1.25] 1.3e-1 35
15 years 0.00 0.48 [0.19, 1.22] 1.2e-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