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. Also see the ACR Criteria Development Checklist.

Churg-Strauss Syndrome Classification – 1990


2010 Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria 1990 Classification Criteria

Giant Cell (Temporal) Arteritis Classification – 1990

Gout Classification

2015 Gout Classification Criteria 1997 ARA Criteria

Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura Classification – 1990

Hypersensitivity Vasculitis Classification – 1990

JRA Definition of Improvement – 1997

Macrophage Activation Syndrome Classification – Systemic JIA

2016 EULAR/ACR/PRINTO Classification Criteria for Macrophage Activation Syndrome Complicating Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Osteoarthritis Classification

Osteoarthritis of the Hand – 1990 Osteoarthritis of the Hip – 1991 Osteoarthritis of the Knee – 1986

Polyarteritis Nodosa Classification – 1990

Polymyalgia Rheumatica Classification – 2012

Rheumatoid Arthritis Classification

2010 ACR/EULAR RA Classification Criteria Other RA Classification Criteria

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission

Rheumatoid Arthritis Response

Sjögren's Syndrome Classification – 2016

2016 ACR/EULAR Sjögren's Syndrome Classification Criteria 2012 ACR Sjögren's Syndrome Classification Criteria

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Sclerosis

Systemic Sclerosis Classification

Takayasu Arteritis Classification – 1990

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