Medical Dictionary

Felty syndrome

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

Medical Definition of Felty syndrome

  1. :  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



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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