Thyrotoxicosis factitia

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 E05.4
Cause of death: ICD-10 E05.4

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 factitia

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 55 51 -
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.02 0.03 -
Mean age at first event (years) 54.36 53.55 -


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


Index endpoint: E4_THYTOXFAC – Thyrotoxicosis factitia
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Thyrotoxicosis factitia
after Thyrotoxicosis factitia

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Thyrotoxicosis factitia