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Table 1 Criteria for the clinical diagnosis of dialysis-related amyloidosis

From: The features of bone articular lesions in dialysis-related amyloidosis (DRA) and criteria for the clinical diagnosis of DRA

Major findings
 1. Multiple joints pain
 2. Carpal tunnel syndrome
 3. Trigger finger
 4. Dialysis spinal lesions (destructive spondyloarthropathy or spinal canal stenosis)
 5. Bone cyst
Minor findings
 1. Bone fracture
 2. Ischemic colitis
 3. Other lesions: subcutaneous skin tumor, urolithiasis
Definitive case: patient with two or more major findings
Doubtful case: patient with one major finding plus one or more accessory findings
Exclusion criteria
 Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, infectious arthritis, gout, pseudogout
 Lumbar or cervical spondylosis, pyogenic spondylitis