Diffuse disseminated Candidiasis in a patient with Felty's syndrome: A case report

Shany Ish-Hurwitz, Zamir Dovrish, Evgeny Edelstein, Joelle Bernheim, Jack Bernheim, Ruth Hadari, Howard Amital

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Abstract

Severe granulocytopenia predispose patients with Felty's syndrome to severe infectious diseases. The following report deals with an occurrence of chronic disseminated candidiasis in a patient with Felty's syndrome who presented with prolonged and severe granulocytopenia. To the best of our knowledge this coexistence has never been described before.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-68
Number of pages4
JournalRheumatology International
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Candida
  • Chronic disseminated Candidiasis
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Felty's syndrome
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

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