Intractable/Rare Diseases Trend Ranking in MDV Data (2022)

1. What Kind of Information is included in MDV Database?

MDV database contains medical treatment, disease, and partial blood test result information allowing different analyses by pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, academia, research institutions, and health insurance companies.
Within the medical treatment information, medications are included. Medication information can be broken down to generic names and product names. This information can be used to target a specific patient population for refined analysis.
On this occasion, we will look at the medication trend ranking in Japan using the data in MDV database.

2. Intractable/Rare Diseases Trend Ranking in MDV Data (January 2022- December 2022)

MDV Database contains more than 42 million patient data from over 475 hospitals in Japan:

No ICD 10 Code ICD 10 Category Name Number of Patients
1 G20 Parkinson disease 97,189
2 K519 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified 45,956
3 M329 Systemic lupus erythematosus, unspecified 39,774
4 M488 Other specified spondylopathies 26,785
5 N028 Recurrent and persistent haematuria : other 23,890
6 D693 Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura 18,846
7 I420 Dilated cardiomyopathy 18,623
8 D869 Sarcoidosis, unspecified 13,415
9 G700 Myasthenia gravis 12,891
10 J841 Other interstitial pulmonary diseases with fibrosis 12,487
11 M321 Systemic lupus erythematosus with organ or system involvement 12,343
12 K509 Crohn disease, unspecified 11,177
13 M339 Dermatopolymyositis, unspecified 10,631
14 K510 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis 9,798
15 Q613 Polycystic kidney, unspecified 7,625
16 M317 Microscopic polyangiitis 7,521
17 G35 Multiple sclerosis 7,438
18 M340 Progressive systemic sclerosis 7,432
19 M332 Polymyositis 7,427
20 G319 Degenerative disease of nervous system, unspecified 7,306

As MDV database main source is provided by various hospital institutions, it is more likely to locate a more substantial volume of information on rare diseases.

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