Felty's syndrome


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Related to Felty's syndrome: rheumatoid arthritis, Caplan's Syndrome
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Felty's syndrome

n. Felty, síndroma de, nivel bajo anormal de plaquetas caracterizado por arthritis rematoidea y el vaso agrandado.
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The herein reported case presented differential diagnostic difficulties because more likely diagnoses could be hematological malignancies, including multiple myeloma, methotrexate-induced myelosuppression, Felty's syndrome, or viral infections.
Felty's syndrome was identified in 1924 by Augustus Roi Felty when one of his patients presented with the same symptoms as five other patients in surrounding hospitals (Green & Fromke, 1966; Hume, Dagg, Fraser, & Goldberg, 1964).
Most patients diagnosed with Felty's syndrome are ages 50-70 and have had RA for more than 10 years (Keating, 2016; Rozin, Hoffman, Hayek, & Balbir-Gurman, 2013).
In contrast to the healthy children acquiring Kingella kingae infections, adults frequently have pre-disposing factors such as rheumatoid arthritis, Felty's syndrome, liver cirrhosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, renal disease, sickle cell anaemia, malignancies and HIV(2,7-9).
Findings from an unpublished study show that Felty's syndrome was associated with HLA-DRB1, 0401.