Rare autoimmune disease characterized by the triad of:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
The condition was named after its founder Augustus Roi Felty, after the doctor reportedly saw 5 patients in 1924 with a combination of conditions never before documented. The presence of chronic arthritis, splenomegaly, and leucopenia in all 5 patients prompted him to use his name to define the unknown syndrome.
- S: Splenomegaly
- A: Anemia
- N: Neutropenia
- T: Thrombocytopenia
- A: Arthritis (rheumatoid)
- Recurrent infections
- Skin hyperpigmentation
- Cutaneous ulceration
Complete blood count (CBC):
- Normochromic, normocytic anaemia
Abnormal liver function tests (LFT)
Control the underlying rheumatoid arthritis.