Plummer-Vinson Syndrome: A Case Report

  • DS Gedam Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Gardi Medical College Ujjain, M.P
  • J Mandliya Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Gardi Medical College Ujjain, M.P
  • M Verma Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Nursing, Gardi Medical College Ujjain, M.P
Keywords: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

Abstract

Plummer-Vinson also known as sideropenic dysphagia is a disease that is characterized by classical triad of iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia and esophageal web. It is known to mostly affect white female mainly, but cases have been reported from other ethnic group in the literature. Treatment is very promising especially when it is not associated with carcinoma.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v31i3.4259

J Nep Paedtr Soc 2011;31(3): 254-256

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J Mandliya, Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Gardi Medical College Ujjain, M.P
M Verma, Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Nursing, Gardi Medical College Ujjain, M.P
Published
2011-09-20
How to Cite
Gedam, D., Mandliya, J., & Verma, M. (2011). Plummer-Vinson Syndrome: A Case Report. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 31(3), 254-256. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v31i3.4259
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series