Table 6

 Nobunaga criteria (1989)

ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Bilateral muscle pain for two weeks in >2 of:
181/19692.3%
    neck93/21343.7%
    shoulders178/19690.8%
    upper arm170/21350.2%
    hips/pelvis82/21338.5%
    thighs138/21364.8%
Normal myogenic enzymesEstimate 100.0%
ESR >40 mm/h158/16595.7%
No swelling hand joints166/19585.1%
The presence of all four criteria is required for diagnosis101/14967.8%