Tan EM, Cohen AS, Fries JF, Masi AT, McShane DJ, Rothfield NF, et al.
"The 1982 revised criteria for the classification of systemic lupus erythematosus."
Arthritis Rheum. 1982 Nov;25(11):1271-7. PMID: 7138600
The ACR criteria for the classification of systemic lupus erythematosus is a 11-item scale and a revision of the 1971 preliminary criteria.
Criteria: Malar rash, Discoid rash, Photosensitivity, Oral ulcers, Arthritis, Serositis, Renal disorder, Neurologic disorder, Hematologic disorder, Immunologic disorder and Antinuclear antibody.For the purpose of identifying patients in clinical studies, a person must have SLE if any of 4 or more of the 11 criteria are present, serially or simultaneously, during any interval of observation.