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Old 02-23-2010
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Stethoscope Rheumatoid Arthritis + Splenomegaly + Neutropenia

The combination of rheumatoid arthritis with enlarged spleen and a low neutrophil count below 1000 is the definition of a rare syndrome called Felty Syndrome. Though it's rare but it is frequently seen in USMLE questions.

Another RA combination is RA + pneumoconiosis = Caplan Syndrome
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thx for such a nice explanation
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