What are the Damiani and Levine diagnostic criteria for relapsing polychondritis (RP)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Nicholas Compton, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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One of the following three sets are necessary for diagnosis:

  • Three McAdam et al criteria
  • One McAdam et al criterion plus positive histology results
  • Two McAdam et al criteria plus therapeutic response to corticosteroid or dapsone therapy

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