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Spontaneous rupture of the spleen in rheumatoid arthritis.
  1. D O Haskard,
  2. C S Higgens,
  3. L N Temple,
  4. H L Currey


    Two patients with rheumatoid arthritis without splenomegaly or Felty's syndrome developed spontaneous rupture of the spleen. The histological appearance was consistent with involvement of the splenic capsule by the rheumatoid process, and this may have predisposed to splenic rupture.

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