1991 Combined Clinical (History, Physical Examination, Laboratory) And Radiographic Classification Criteria for Osteoarthritis of the Hip, Traditional Format*
Hip pain and at least 2 of the following
- ESR<20 mm/hour
- Radiographic femoral or acetabular osteophytes
- Radiographic joint space narrowing (syperior, axial, and/or medial)
*This classification method yields a sensitivity of 89% and a specificity of
91%. ESR = erythrocyte sedimentation rate (Westergren).
R. Altman, G. Alarcon,
D. Appelrouth, D. Bloch, D. Borenstein, K. Brandt, et al. The American College
of Rheumatology criteria for the classification and reporting of osteoarthritis
of the hip. Arthritis Rheum 1991;34:505--514.