Polymyalgia Rheumatica Diagnostic Criteria – Healey Version

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica Diagnostic Criteria - Healey
Pain: To meet criteria, 2 of the following 3 areas below must have pain
[select name="neck" value="no=0|YES=0.5"] <-- Pain at neck
[select name="shoulders" value="no=0|YES=0.5"] <-- Pain at shoulders
[select name="hips" value="no=0|YES=0.5"] <-- Pain at pelvic girdle
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[select name="age" value="no=0|YES=1"] <-- Age over 50 years
[select name="pain" value="no=0|YES=1"] <-- Pain persisting for at least one month
[select name="stiff" value="no=0|YES=1"] <-- Morning stiffness lasting more than 1 hour
[select name="steroid" value="no=0|YES=1"] <-- Rapid response to prednisone (20 mg/day or less)
[select name="esr" value="no=0|YES=1"] <-- Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) > 40 mm/hour
[select name="excluded" value="no=0|YES=1"] <-- Absence of other diseases capable of causing the musculoskeletal symptoms
Interpretation --> [calc memo="Interpretation" value="score=(age)+(pain)+(neck)+(shoulders)+(hips)+(stiff)+(steroid)+(esr)+(excluded);score>6.9?'Meets criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica':'Does not meet criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica'"]
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reference: <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6729485" target="_blank">Healey LA. Long-term follow-up of polymyalgia rheumatica: evidence for synovitis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 1984 May;13(4):322-8.</a>[/html][/conditional]
Polymyalgia Rheumatica Diagnostic Criteria - Healey
Pain: To meet criteria, 2 of the following 3 areas below must have pain
<-- Pain at neck
<-- Pain at shoulders
<-- Pain at pelvic girdle
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<-- Age over 50 years
<-- Pain persisting for at least one month
<-- Morning stiffness lasting more than 1 hour
<-- Rapid response to prednisone (20 mg/day or less)
<-- Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) > 40 mm/hour
<-- Absence of other diseases capable of causing the musculoskeletal symptoms
Interpretation --> Interpretationscore=(age)+(pain)+(neck)+(shoulders)+(hips)+(stiff)+(steroid)+(esr)+(excluded);score>6.9?'Meets criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica':'Does not meet criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica'

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