Felty syndrome


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Fel·ty syn·drome

(fel'tē), [MIM*134750]
rheumatoid arthritis with splenomegaly and leukopenia.

Fel·ty syn·drome

(fel'tē)
Rheumatoid arthritis with splenomegaly and leukopenia.

Felty syndrome

(fĕl′tē)
[Augustus Roi Felty, U.S. physician, 1895–1963]
Rheumatoid arthritis associated with splenomegaly and neutropenia.

Felty,

Augustus R., U.S. physician, 1895-1964.
Felty syndrome - rheumatoid arthritis with splenomegaly and leukopenia.
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The second patient received Rituximab as a reserve treatment for Felty syndrome. Successful treatment of Felty syndrome associated neutropenia and synovitis has been described in a series of different case reports [18-20].
The early Geneva-based stage saw Dr Majno engaged in issues as diverse as the benefits of preoperative irradiation for carcinoma of breast and the surgical management of Felty syndrome. While at Harvard Medical School, he published important studies on lipid biosynthesis in the peripheral and central nervous systems, issues related to scar contraction and cellular death, and necrosis in rat liver.
Systemic involvements of RA include pericarditis, pleuritis, vasculitis, entrapment neuropathy, interstitial lung disease, and Sjogren's and Felty syndromes. As indicated by echocardiography and necropsy studies, RA affects the pericardium in approximately 50 percent of patients.[1] Chronic asymptomatic pericardial effusion is more common than acute pericarditis.[2] Cardiac tamponade is a rare complication of RA.