Carpal tunnel syndrome

carpal tunnel syndrome: Entrapment of the median nerve in the wrist that is characterized by numbness, tingling and painful movement.

Endpoint definition

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

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 G56.0
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 3540
Cause of death: ICD-10 G56.0
Cause of death: ICD-9 3540

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 G56
Name in latin Syndroma canalis carpi

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 13811 9542 4269
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 5.31 6.49 3.78
Mean age at first event (years) 53.34 52.39 55.48


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.27 [1.02, 1.57] 2.9e-2 745
15 years 0.01 1.48 [1.24, 1.77] 1.9e-5 581
5 years 0.00 1.62 [1.32, 2.00] 5.0e-6 168
1 year 0.00 1.30 [0.85, 2.00] 2.2e-1 25


Index endpoint: G6_CARPTU – Carpal tunnel syndrome
GWS hits: 10

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Carpal tunnel syndrome
after Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Carpal tunnel syndrome