Psoriasis vulgaris

psoriasis: An autoimmune condition characterized by red, well-delineated plaques with silvery scales that are usually on the extensor surfaces and scalp. They can occasionally present with these manifestations: pustules; erythema and scaling in intertriginous areas, and erythroderma, that are often distributed on extensor surfaces and scalp.

Endpoint definition

Long name Psoriasis vulgaris
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: L400, ICD-9: 6961A
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: L400, ICD-9: 6961A
KELA reimboursements codes ANY
KELA reimbursements ICD-10: L400
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Psoriasis vulgaris

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 2802 1331 1471
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.29 1.08 1.56
Mean age at first event (years) 50.00 48.98 50.94
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 1.86 1.43 2.24

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 3.0 2.0 3.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 57.35 56.35 58.26

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Psoriasis vulgaris
after Psoriasis vulgaris

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Psoriasis vulgaris