Plummer Vinson syndrome

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Plummer Vinson syndrome

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The terms "Plummer Vinson syndrome" returned 15 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

PLUMMER VINSON SYNDROME--is it common in males?
 

Author(s): Satvinder Singh Bakshi

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;52(3):250-2.

 

Plummer-Vinson syndrome is characterized by a triad of dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia and esophageal web. Most of the patients are middle aged women in the fourth to seventh decade of life.

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2015

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Iron Supplementation Improved Dysphagia Related to Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Yasoo Sugiura, Motohito Nakagawa, Toshinori Hashizume, Etsuo Nemoto, Shizuka Kaseda

Journal: Keio J Med. 2015 ;64(3):48-50.

 

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2015

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A case of plummer-vinson syndrome associated with Crohn's disease.
 

Author(s): Joon Mo Park, Kyeong Ok Kim, Chan Seo Park, Byung Ik Jang

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2014 Apr;63(4):244-7.

 

Plummer-Vinson syndrome manifests as cervical dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia, an upper esophageal web, and atrophic glossitis. The cause of the esophageal web is thought to be iron deficiency anemia; however, the cause of Plummer-Vinson syndrome has not been established. Crohn's ...

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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The terms "Plummer Vinson syndrome" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Two cases with Plummer-Vinson syndrome in the 21st century.
 

Author(s): İlhami Gültepe, Metin Başaranoğlu

Journal: Turk J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jan;27(1):81-2.

 

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is characterized by the presence of postcricoid dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia, and upper esophageal web. This syndrome is now a rare condition because of the improvement in nutritional status and increased awareness regarding iron deficiency anemia ...

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2016

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Plummer-Vinson syndrome.
 

Author(s): Gottfried Novacek

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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 ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2006

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Plummer-Vinson syndrome complicated by gastric cancer: a case report.
 

Author(s): T Nagai, E Susami, T Ebihara

Journal: Keio J Med. 1990 Jun;39(2):106-11.

 

Plummer-Vinson syndrome has been brought to attention as a precancerous lesion of hypopharyngeal and cervical lesions of the esophagus, but that involving the stomach is uncommon. We report a case of Plummer-Vinson syndrome with gastric cancer. A brief literature review of this disorder ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 1990

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