Disease Information for Plummer-Vinson syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Fingernails brittle/thinner/splitting
Koilonychia/Spoon nails
Nails hypoplastic/dysplastic
Nails pitting
Plummers nails
Spoon nails/soft/translucent
Anemia symptoms/chronic
Dysphagia for solids
Dysphagia Intermittant
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Esophagitis Pain Syndrome
Esophagus Pain
Geophagia/pica recently
Odynophagia in Elderly
Odynophagia/Pain on swallowing/Phagadynia
Regurgitation
Burning/sore tongue (glossodynia/glossopyrosis)
Oral mucosa erythematous lesions
Red Tongue
Red/glazed/Bald tongue
Smooth tongue
Tongue lesion/sign
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Pica/geophagia
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Hypochromia/blood smear (Lab)
Microcytes/small RBCs on Blood smear
Microcytosis/microcytic anemia (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
MCH (Lab)
MCHC (Lab)
MCV/Mean Corpuscular Volume (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Reticulocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Esophagoscopy/abnormality
Pathology
Bone Marrow/Iron stores low/absent/Pathology
X-RAY With contrast
Esophagogram/barium swallow abnormal
UGI/Barium swallow abnormality/esophagus
UGI/Esophagus abnormality
UGI/Esophagus constriction, distal
UGI/Esophagus filling defect, intrinsic
UGI/Esophagus motility disorder
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia
Atrophic glossitis/Glossitis
Carcinoma, esophagus
Esophageal stricture/stenosis
Esophageal web
Glossitis/tongue inflammation
Iron deficiency anemia
Plummer-Vinson syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Erythrocyte disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
CLASS/Esophagus involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
ANEMIA PLUMMER VINSON, Brown Kelly Paterson syndrome, Brown Patterson Kelly syndrome, DYSPHAGIA SIDEROPENIC, Kelly Paterson syndrome, Kelly Paterson, Kelly Paterson syndrome, Kelly Patterson syndrome, PATERSON BROWN KELLY SYNDROME, Paterson Kelly syndrome, paterson( Brown) Kelly syndrome, Patterson Kelly Syndrome, Plum Vinson Patterson Kelly sy, Plummer Vinson syndrome, Plummer Vinson, Plummer Vinson Patterson Kelly syndrome, Plummer Vinson syndr, PLUMMER VINSON SYNDROME, Plummer Vinson syndrome (disorder), Sideropenic dysphagia, Syndrome Patterson Kelly, Syndrome Plummer Vinson, Vinson Plummer, Synonym/Anemia, Plummer-Vinson, Synonym/Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome, Synonym/Patterson-Kelly syndrome, Synonym/Sideropenic dysphagia
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Iron/Ferrous Sulfate (Feosol)
SX/Esophageal dilation
Definition

Syndrome of dysphagia with iron deficiency anemia and mucosal lesions of the mouth, pharynx, and esophagus.

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