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Plummer-Vinson syndrome

Summary of Plummer-Vinson syndrome
The triad of iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia, and a cervical esophageal web is known as Plummer-Vinson or Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome. Treatment with iron supplementation and mechanical widening of the esophagus generally provides an excellent outcome. Nowadays, this syndrome has become extremely rare.




Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders