Relapsing polychondritis


relapsing polychondritis: Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare, clinically heterogeneous, multisystemic inflammatory disease characterized by inflammation of the cartilage and proteoglycan rich structures leading to cartilage damage with joint, ocular and cardiovascular involvement.

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 M94.1
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 $!$
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 $!$
Cause of death: ICD-10 M94.1
Cause of death: ICD-9 $!$
Cause of death: ICD-8 $!$


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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 4
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 M94
Name in latin Polychondritis recidiva

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 43 31 12
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.01 0.02 0.01
Mean age at first event (years) 51.76 49.94 56.44


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: M13_RELAPSPOLYCHONDR – Relapsing polychondritis
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Relapsing polychondritis
after Relapsing polychondritis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Relapsing polychondritis