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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.

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Pathology

Gastrointestinal system

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