Web calculator for 2016 ACR/EULAR Criteria for Minimal, Moderate, and Major Clinical Response in Adult Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis

The Myositis Response Criteria was validated using all 6 core set measures.

At a minimum, you must enter:
1. Physician Global Disease Activity AND,
3. Manual Muscle Testing AND
at least 2 other core set measures in order for a Total Improvement Score to be calculated.

Core Set Measure BASELINE FOLLOW-UP Change Relative
Improvement Score
1. Physician Global Disease Activity [0.0-10.0 cm]
2. Patient Global Disease Activity [0.0-10.0 cm]
3. Manual Muscle Testing (MMT) Maximum MMT Score Possible:
4. Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) [0.000-3.000]
5. Extra-muscular Disease Activity [0.0-10.0 cm]
6.  Muscle Enzymes
Please select the UNITS first, and then enter each serum muscle enzyme level
tested and the associated upper limit of normal.
Upper Limit of

Creatine Kinase (CK)
Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH)
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)
Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)
Calculate Most Abnormal Muscle Enzyme
No Improvement Threshold

Total Improvement Score:

Minimal Improvement Threshold
Moderate Improvement Threshold
Major Improvement Threshold
   Calculate Total Improvement Score