ACR-endorsed Criteria for Rheumatic Diseases

Listed below are a number of ACR-approved criteria sets. See more information about the purpose of criteria sets, their development and validation, and the role of the ACR in adopting them. The checklist in this article has recently been updated.

Churg-Strauss Syndrome Classification – 1990


Giant Cell (Temporal) Arteritis Classification – 1990

Gout Classification

Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura Classification – 1990

Hypersensitivity Vasculitis Classification – 1990

JRA Definition of Improvement – 1997

Osteoarthritis Classification

Polyarteritis Nodosa Classification – 1990

Polymyalgia Rheumatica Classification – 2012

Rheumatoid Arthritis Classification

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission

Rheumatoid Arthritis Response

Sjögren's Syndrome Classification – 2012

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Sclerosis Classification

Takayasu Arteritis Classification – 1990

Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Classification – 1990 (formerly known as Wegener's Granulomatosis)