To the Editor:—
A patient who had Felty's syndrome was found to have accumulation of fluid over the region of the ischial tuberosities. The rarity of this observation warrants this brief report.
Report of a Case:
A 47-year-old white man, at 25 years of age, had pain, swelling, tenderness, and heat in many of the peripheral joints. Over the years, the symptoms gradually and progressively increased in severity, and crippling deformities of rheumatoid arthritis developed in the joints of both hands and in some of the other peripheral joints. Subcutaneous nodules appeared over many bony prominences. The patient became progressively incapacitated, and since 1962, he had been unable to work. In May 1968, an infection in the right middle ear developed, complicated by mastoiditis, and the patient was admitted to the hospital. Examination revealed typical rheumatoid arthritic deformities involving almost all of the peripheral joints. Subcutaneous nodules of varying sizes