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Human Studies

2020 Mar 24

Rheumatology (Oxford)

Diagnosis of fibromyalgia: comparison of the 2011/2016 ACR and AAPT criteria and validation of the modified Fibromyalgia Assessment Status.


Salaffi F, Di Carlo M, Farah S, Atzeni F, Buskila D, Ablin JN, Häuser W, Sarzi-Puttini P
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020 Mar 24.
PMID: 32206792.


To compare the concordance of the three diagnostic criteria, respectively the 2011 ACR criteria (ACR 2011 Cr), the ACR 2016 criteria (ACR 2016 Cr) and the Analgesic, Anesthetic, and Addiction Clinical Trial Translations Innovations Opportunities and Networks (ACTTION)-APS Pain Taxonomy criteria (AAPT Cr), and to explore the performance of an additional set of criteria, the modified Fibromyalgia Assessment Status (FAS 2019 modCr), in the diagnosis of FM syndrome.