Low WCC in a patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Why would someone with Rheumatoid Arthritis, who is not receiving immunosuppressant medications, have a low White Cell Count?

Authored By Narsene Mahon on Sunday 9th December 2012

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Miss Luna Ibrahim
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Medical Student - Warwick
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Posted almost 8 years ago

They may have Felty Syndrome:

Felty syndrome (FS), which was first described in 1924, is a potentially serious condition that is associated with seropositive (rheumatoid factor [RF]-positive) rheumatoid arthritis (RA).[1] FS is characterized by

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