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Plummer-Vinson syndrome

Disease definition

Plummer-Vinson or Paterson-Kelly syndrome presents as a classical triad of dysphagia, iron-deficiency anemia and esophageal webs.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Kelly-Paterson syndrome
    • Sideropenic dysphagia
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: D50.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0032249
  • MeSH: D011004
  • GARD: 8259
  • MedDRA: 10040664

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