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May 17, 1976

Decreased Spleen Size and Increased Neutrophils in Patients With Felty Syndrome: Effects of Gold Sodium Thiomalate Therapy

Author Affiliations

From the Veterans Administration Hospital, the University of Texas Health Science Center (Dr Hurd), and the Dallas Medical and Surgical Clinic (Dr Cheatum), Dallas.

JAMA. 1976;235(20):2215-2217. doi:10.1001/jama.1976.03260460035019
Abstract

Three patients with Felty syndrome were treated with gold sodium thiomalate. In all three, there was an increase in total numbers of peripheral blood neutrophils and total white blood cells, as well as marked clinical improvement of the arthritic complaints. In two patients there was a marked decrease in spleen size.

(JAMA 235:2215-2217, 1976)

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