Cholangitis (primary sclerosing, PSC)


sclerosing cholangitis: A chronic, autoimmune inflammatory liver disorder characterized by narrowing and scarring of the lumen of the bile ducts. It is often seen in patients with ulcerative colitis. Signs and symptoms include jaundice, fatigue, and malabsorption. It may lead to cirrhosis and liver failure.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

321302 individuals

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Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 K83.0
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 5761
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 5750[4-5]
Cause of death: ICD-10 K83.0
Cause of death: ICD-9 5761
Cause of death: ICD-8 5750[4-5]


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 K83
Name in latin Cholangitis

Similar endpoints

List of similar endpoints to Cholangitis (primary sclerosing, PSC) based on the number of shared cases.

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Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 1231 605 626
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.40 0.35 0.46
Mean age at first event (years) 56.79 54.61 58.89


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.08 6.80 [4.89, 9.47] 6.2e-30 241
15 years 0.01 2.06 [1.46, 2.90] 3.4e-5 64
5 years 0.00 3.70 [2.30, 5.94] 6.4e-8 60
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Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: K11_CHOLANGI – Cholangitis (primary sclerosing, PSC)
GWS hits: 0

Survival analyses between endpoints


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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Cholangitis (primary sclerosing, PSC)