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Felty syndrome

noun Fel·ty syndrome \ ˈfel-tē- \
variants: or Felty's syndrome

medical Definition of Felty syndrome

:a condition characterized by rheumatoid arthritis, neutropenia, and splenomegaly and often by weight loss, anemia, lymphadenopathy, and pigment spots on the skin

Biographical Note for felty syndrome

  • Felty, Augustus Roi (1895–1964), American physician. Felty described the syndrome that bears his name in 1924 based on five cases including one of his own.

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