Felty Syndrome: Introduction
Felty Syndrome: A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Felty Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Felty Syndrome
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symptoms of Felty Syndrome
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Felty Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Felty Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Felty Syndrome
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Felty Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Felty Syndrome
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Research about Felty Syndrome
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Clinical Trials for Felty Syndrome
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Statistics for Felty Syndrome
Felty Syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Felty Syndrome
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Definitions of Felty Syndrome:
Chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures; etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Felty Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Felty Syndrome, or a subtype of Felty Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Felty Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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