Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue

Hyperthyroidism: Overactivity of the thyroid gland resulting in overproduction of thyroid hormone and increased metabolic rate. Causes include diffuse hyperplasia of the thyroid gland (Graves' disease), single nodule in the thyroid gland, and thyroiditis. The symptoms are related to the increased metabolic rate and include weight loss, fatigue, heat intolerance, excessive sweating, diarrhea, tachycardia, insomnia, muscle weakness, and tremor.

Endpoint definition

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

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 E05.3
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 2424
Cause of death: ICD-10 E05.3
Cause of death: ICD-9 2424

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 E05
Name in latin Thyreotoxicosis ex textu thyreoideo ectopico

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 15 14 -
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.01 0.01 -
Mean age at first event (years) 39.93 38.58 -


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


Index endpoint: E4_THYTOXECT – Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue
after Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Thyrotoxicosis from ectopic thyroid tissue