Table 1.

Composition and scoring of systemic feature scores published in the literature.

Woo, et al16Vojinovic, et al17
FeatureScoreFeatureScore
Fever*1Fever1
Rash1Rash1
Cervical lymphadenopathy1Lymphadenopathy1
Axillary lymphadenopathy1Hepatomegaly or splenomegaly1
Inguinal lymphadenopathy1Serositis**1
Hepatomegaly1ESR ≥ 20 mm/h1
Splenomegaly1CRP ≥ 10 mg/l1
Serositis**1WBC count ≥ 12 × 109/l1
Hemoglobin ≤ 11 g/dl1
Platelet count ≥ 400 × 109/l1
Score range0–8Score range0–10
  • * At the assessment visit or in the 24 hours preceding the assessment visit.

  • ** Pericarditis, pleuritis, or peritonitis.

  • As documented in a diary. ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP: C-reactive protein; WBC: white blood cell.