Tonsillectomy and adenotomy


No definition available.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

429209 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters

Operations: NOMESCO codes ^EMB[1-3]
Operations: Finnish Hospital League codes ^445[1-3]$

1 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Controls for this endpoint are individuals that are not cases.

Extra metadata

First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF6v3

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 30788 20871 9917
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 7.47 9.06 5.46
Mean age at first event (years) 20.01 19.59 20.88


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.03 1.33 [0.93, 1.90] 1.2e-1 572
15 years 0.01 0.93 [0.68, 1.27] 6.5e-1 183
5 years 0.00 1.22 [0.85, 1.73] 2.8e-1 56
1 year 0.00 5.68 [3.88, 8.31] 4.7e-19 45

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: J10_TONSILLECTOMY – Tonsillectomy and adenotomy
GWS hits: 30

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Tonsillectomy and adenotomy
after Tonsillectomy and adenotomy

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Tonsillectomy and adenotomy

Endpoint not on priority list, no data to show.