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Digital vasculitis after splenectomy in a patient with Felty's syndrome.
  1. M Comer,
  2. R C Bucknall
  1. Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Royal Liverpool Hospital, United Kingdom.

    Abstract

    The case is reported of a man with Felty's syndrome in whom digital cutaneous vasculitis developed after a splenectomy. This may be a coincidental occurrence but a possible mechanism is suggested by which the splenectomy may have modified the immunopathology of the disease.

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