Acute disseminated encephalitis/encephalomyelitis


acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: An encephalomyelitis characterized by inflammation located_in brain and located_in spinal cord that damages myelin. It usually occurs after viral infection, but also following vaccination, bacterial or parasitic infection.

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 G04.0#
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 3235A
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 32300
Cause of death: ICD-10 G04.0#
Cause of death: ICD-9 3235A
Cause of death: ICD-8 32300


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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 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 G04
Name in latin Encephalitis disseminata acuta

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 44 27 17
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.01 0.02 0.01
Mean age at first event (years) 26.96 25.07 29.95


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: G6_ADEM – Acute disseminated encephalitis/encephalomyelitis
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Acute disseminated encephalitis/encephalomyelitis
after Acute disseminated encephalitis/encephalomyelitis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Acute disseminated encephalitis/encephalomyelitis