obsolete_sarcoidosis: ['An idiopathic inflammatory disorder characterized by the formation of non-necrotizing epithelioid granulomas which contain giant cells. It usually affects the lungs, lymph nodes, liver, and skin.', 'An idiopathic systemic inflammatory granulomatous disorder comprised of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little necrosis. It usually invades the lungs with fibrosis and may also involve lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands.']

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 D86
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 135
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 135
Cause of death: ICD-10 D86
Cause of death: ICD-9 135
Cause of death: ICD-8 135
KELA reimbursements: KELA codes 132


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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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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 D80-D89
Name in latin Sarcoidosis

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 3103 1734 1369
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.01 1.00 1.01
Mean age at first event (years) 46.63 47.39 45.66


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.03 2.04 [1.41, 2.97] 1.8e-4 222
15 years 0.01 1.30 [0.91, 1.85] 1.5e-1 92
5 years 0.00 2.13 [1.46, 3.12] 9.5e-5 38
1 year 0.00 7.11 [4.50, 11.23] 4.4e-17 24

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: D3_SARCOIDOSIS – Sarcoidosis
GWS hits: 9

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Sarcoidosis
after Sarcoidosis

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