Nutritional marasmus

marasmus: The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data
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Filter registries Inpat., Oupat., Death

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 E41
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 261
Cause of death: ICD-10 E41
Cause of death: ICD-9 261

Check pre-conditions None

Include endpoints None

Check conditions None

Apply sex-specific rule None

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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 E40-E46
Name in latin Malnutritio gravis ex deficientia energetica (marasmus nutritionalis)

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 18 10 8
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.01 0.01 0.01
Mean age at first event (years) 45.95 45.61 46.36


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


Index endpoint: E4_MARASMUS – Nutritional marasmus
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Nutritional marasmus
after Nutritional marasmus

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Nutritional marasmus