EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schonlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008. Part II: Final classification criteria

Ozen, S.; Pistorio, A.; Iusan, S. M.; Bakkaloglu, A.; Herlin, T.; Brik, R.; Buoncompagni, A.; Lazar, C.; Bilge, I.; Uziel, Y.; Rigante, D.; Cantarini, L.; Hilario, M. O.; Silva, C. A.; Alegria, M.; Norambuena, X.; Belot, A.; Berkun, Y.; Estrella, A. I.; Olivieri, A. N.; Alpigiani, M. G.; Rumba, I.; Sztajnbok, F.; Tambic-Bukovac, L.; Breda, L.; Al-Mayouf, S.; Mihaylova, D.; Chasnyk, V.; Sengler, C.; Klein-Gitelman, M.; Djeddi, D.; Nuno, L.; Pruunsild, C.; Brunner, J.; Kondi, A.; Pagava, K.; Pederzoli, S.; Martini, A.; Ruperto, N.

Ann Rheum Dis. 2010 Apr 24; 69(5):798-806

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To validate the previously proposed classification criteria for Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP), childhood polyarteritis nodosa (c-PAN), c-Wegener granulomatosis (c-WG) and c-Takayasu arteritis (c-TA). METHODS: Step 1: retrospective/prospective web-data collection for children with HSP, c-PAN, c-WG and c-TA with age at diagnosis

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