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
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Filter registries Inpat., Oupat., Death

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]

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 E06
Name in latin Thyreoiditis subacuta

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 498 400 98
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.19 0.27 0.09
Mean age at first event (years) 46.57 45.71 50.08


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.53 [0.80, 2.95] 2.0e-1 26
15 years 0.01 1.40 [0.70, 2.82] 3.5e-1 15
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -


Index endpoint: E4_THYROIDITSUBAC – Subacute thyroiditis
GWS hits: 3

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Subacute thyroiditis
after Subacute thyroiditis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Subacute thyroiditis