Alcoholic liver disease


Hepatitis, Alcoholic: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER due to ALCOHOL ABUSE. It is characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES, infiltration by NEUTROPHILS, and deposit of MALLORY BODIES. Depending on its severity, the inflammatory lesion may be reversible or progress to LIVER CIRRHOSIS.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

321302 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 K70
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 571[0-3]
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 5710
Cause of death: ICD-10 K70
Cause of death: ICD-9 571[0-3]
Cause of death: ICD-8 5710


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version

Look only at ICD versions H.D: 10, 8, 9 ; C.O.D: 10, 8, 9


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Include endpoints None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 2
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 K70-K77
Name in latin Morbus hepatis alcoholicus

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 2153 532 1621
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.70 0.31 1.20
Mean age at first event (years) 56.62 54.26 57.40


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

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: ALCOLIVER – Alcoholic liver disease
GWS hits: 1

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Alcoholic liver disease
after Alcoholic liver disease

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Alcoholic liver disease