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Felty syndrome

  • Treatment

    Persons with this syndrome are usually already receiving treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. They may need other medicines to suppress their immune system.

    Some people benefit from removal of the spleen (splenectomy).

    Support Groups

    Expectations (prognosis)

    Rheumatoid arthritis is likely to get worse.


    You may have infections that keep returning.

    Calling your health care provider

    Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you develop symptoms of this disorder.