Psoriasis (vulgaris), strict definition

psoriasis: An autoimmune condition characterized by red, well-delineated plaques with silvery scales that are usually on the extensor surfaces and scalp. They can occasionally present with these manifestations: pustules; erythema and scaling in intertriginous areas, and erythroderma, that are often distributed on extensor surfaces and scalp.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data
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Filter registries KELA purch., KELA reimb.

KELA reimbursements: KELA codes 319|377|134

Check pre-conditions None

Include endpoints None

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Check conditions


Apply sex-specific rule None

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Extra metadata

First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF3

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 455 169 286
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.17 0.12 0.25
Mean age at first event (years) 51.45 51.82 51.23


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.05 3.45 [1.69, 7.01] 6.4e-4 21
15 years 0.01 2.25 [0.98, 5.12] 5.4e-2 13
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -


Index endpoint: PSORI_STRICT – Psoriasis (vulgaris), strict definition
GWS hits: 3

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Psoriasis (vulgaris), strict definition
after Psoriasis (vulgaris), strict definition

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Psoriasis (vulgaris), strict definition