Assessment of the New 2012 EULAR/ACR Clinical Classification Criteria for Polymyalgia Rheumatica: A Prospective Multicenter Study


Ozen G., Inanc N., Unal A. U. , Bas S., Kimyon G., Kisacik B., ...More

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.43, no.5, pp.893-900, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3899/jrheum.151103
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.893-900
  • Keywords: POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA, CLASSIFICATION CRITERIA, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, CITRULLINATED PEPTIDE ANTIBODIES, ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION-RATE, GIANT-CELL ARTERITIS, TEMPORAL ARTERITIS, DIFFERENTIAL-DIAGNOSIS, FOLLOW-UP, ARTHRITIS, ONSET, ULTRASOUND, SHOULDER

Abstract

Objective. To assess the performance of the new 2012 provisional European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR)/ American College of Rheumatology (ACR) polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) clinical classification criteria in discriminating PMR from other mimicking conditions compared with the previous 5 diagnostic criteria in a multicenter prospective study.