Plummer-Vinson syndrome


Plummer-Vinson or Paterson-Kelly syndrome presents as a classical triad of dysphagia, iron-deficiency anemia and esophageal webs. Exact data about epidemiology of the syndrome are not available; the syndrome is extremely rare. Most of the patients are white middle-aged women, in the fourth to seventh decade of life but the syndrome has also been described… (More)


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@article{Novacek2006PlummerVinsonS, title={Plummer-Vinson syndrome}, author={Gottfried Novacek}, journal={Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases}, year={2006}, volume={1}, pages={36 - 36} }