Assessment of enthesitis in psoriatic arthritis. Philip Helliwell University of Leeds. Assessment of enthesitis in psoriatic arthritis – why bother?. Enthesis suggested as hallmark patho-anatomical feature
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Assessment of enthesitis in psoriatic arthritis
University of Leeds
Mander (MEI) enthesitis index
Basic score uses graded response with score range 0-90
Modified score uses binary response with score range 0-30
MASES enthesis index
Graded as present/absence of tenderness
Figures are ICC (95% CI)
Heuft-Dorenbosch L, Spoorenberg A, van Tubergen A, Landewe R, van der Tempel H, Mielants H et al. Assessment of enthesitis in ankylosing spondylitis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2003; 62:127-132.
MEI scores are divided by 10
Values >±0.2 are significant