Acute pancreatitis


acute pancreatitis: An acute inflammatory process that leads to necrosis of the pancreatic parenchyma. Signs and symptoms include severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and shock. Causes include alcohol consumption, presence of gallstones, trauma, and drugs.

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 K85
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 5770
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 5770
Cause of death: ICD-10 K85
Cause of death: ICD-9 5770
Cause of death: ICD-8 5770


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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 K80-K87
Name in latin Pancreatitis acuta

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 4648 1828 2820
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.51 1.05 2.09
Mean age at first event (years) 52.74 51.30 53.66


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.03 2.42 [1.90, 3.09] 9.2e-13 818
15 years 0.01 1.36 [1.09, 1.68] 5.7e-3 323
5 years 0.00 2.62 [2.13, 3.22] 6.2e-20 189
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Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: K11_ACUTPANC – Acute pancreatitis
GWS hits: 6

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Acute pancreatitis
after Acute pancreatitis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Acute pancreatitis