Plummer-Vinson syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Known case of iron deficiency anemia presented with weight loss and progressive dysphagia.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
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Case Discussion

Upper GI study demonstrates multiple upper (cervical) esophageal constrictions consistent with esophageal webs. Giving the clinical presentation and demographic, the diagnosis is consistent with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 14029
Published: 17th Jun 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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