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Felty’s syndrome

Introduction: Felty’s syndrome

Description of Felty’s syndrome

Felty’s syndrome (medical condition): A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which...more »

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Felty’s syndrome: Enlargement of the spleen associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Sings of the condition are reduced numbers of white blood cells and frequent infections.

Felty’s 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’s syndrome: A combination of rheumatoid arthritis, splenomegaly, leukopenia, pigmented spots on lower extremities, and other evidence of hypersplenism (anemia and thrombocytopenia). (From Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Felty’s syndrome: Related Topics

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Felty’s syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Felty’s 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’s syndrome, or a subtype of Felty’s syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Felty’s syndrome as a Disease

Felty’s syndrome: Another name for Felty Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
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Felty’s syndrome: Related Diseases

Felty’s syndrome: Felty’s syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Felty’s syndrome (Felty Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Felty’s syndrome incude:

Felty’s syndrome as a Symptom

Felty’s syndrome (symptom): Another name for Felty syndrome.
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Felty’s syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Felty’s syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Felty’s syndrome

The following list attempts to classify Felty’s syndrome into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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