Benign neoplasm: Skin, unspecified


skin neoplasm: A benign or malignant tumor involving the skin. Representative examples of benign skin neoplasms include the benign melanocytic skin nevus, acanthoma, sebaceous adenoma, sweat gland adenoma, lipoma, hemangioma, fibroma, and benign fibrous histiocytoma. Representative examples of malignant skin neoplasms include basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, and Kaposi sarcoma.

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 D23.9&
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 216[8-9]
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 2160[0|9]|216[1-9]
Hospital discharge: excluded ICD-9 216[8-9]A
Cause of death: ICD-10 D23.9&
Cause of death: ICD-9 216[8-9]
Cause of death: ICD-8 2160[0|9]|216[1-9]
Cause of death: excluded ICD-9 216[8-9]A


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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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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 D23
Name in latin Neoplasma benignum cutis non specificatum

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 789 464 325
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.26 0.27 0.24
Mean age at first event (years) 45.03 43.71 46.93


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.02 1.26 [0.57, 2.80] 5.7e-1 70
15 years 0.00 0.74 [0.35, 1.59] 4.4e-1 27
5 years 0.00 1.94 [0.96, 3.93] 6.5e-2 18
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Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: CD2_BENIGN_SKIN_NOS – Benign neoplasm: Skin, unspecified
GWS hits: 1

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Benign neoplasm: Skin, unspecified
after Benign neoplasm: Skin, unspecified

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Benign neoplasm: Skin, unspecified