Plummer-Vinson syndrome

A disorder marked by anemia caused by iron deficiency, and a web-like growth of membranes in the throat that makes swallowing difficult. Having Plummer-Vinson syndrome may increase the risk of developing esophageal cancer. Also called Paterson-Kelly syndrome and sideropenic dysphagia.

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  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Plummer Vinson syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = 10134 ICD10 = ICD10|D|50|1|d|50 ICD9 = ICD9|280.8 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001158 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3431 MeshID = D011004 Plummer Vinson syndrome (PVS),… …   Wikipedia

  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome — Plum·mer Vin·son syndrome pləm ər vin(t) sən n a condition that is marked esp. by the growth of a mucous membrane across the esophageal lumen, by difficulty in swallowing, and by hypochromic anemia and that is usu. considered to be due to an iron …   Medical dictionary

  • plummer-vinson syndrome — |pləmə(r)|vin(t)sən noun Usage: usually capitalized P&V Etymology: after Henry S. Plummer died 1937 and Porter P. Vinson b1890 American physicians : a condition that is marked by difficulty in swallowing, atrophic changes in mouth, pharynx, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Syndrome de plummer-vinson — Décrit dans les années 1910 [1],[2], le syndrome de Plummer Vinson aussi nommé syndrome de Kelly Paterson est une maladie rare d’étiologie inconnue touchant surtout les femmes vers la quarantaine. Elle associe les signes suivants : une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de Plummer-Vinson — Décrit dans les années 1910[1],[2], le syndrome de Plummer Vinson aussi nommé syndrome de Kelly Paterson est une maladie rare d’étiologie inconnue touchant surtout les femmes vers la quarantaine. Elle associe les signes suivants : une anémie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Plummer-Vinson-Syndrom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 D50.1 Sideropenische Dysphagie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vinson syndrome — Vin·son syndrome (vinґsən) [Porter Paisley Vinson, American surgeon, 1890–1959] Plummer Vinson syndrome; see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Vinson syndrome — Plummer Vinson s …   Medical dictionary

  • Síndrome de Plummer-Vinson — Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 D50.1 CIE 9 280.8 DiseasesDB …   Wikipedia Español

  • Plummer — may refer to:Places in the United States*Plummer, Idaho *Plummer, Minnesota *Plummer Building in Rochester, MinnesotaPeople: See Plummer (surname) Other*Plummer model, mathematical model in dynamical systems *Plummer Park, park in West Hollywood …   Wikipedia

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