International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Case Study on Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

E. Selmar Mellisha

Abstract: A case study on Plummer-Vinson Syndrome (PVS) also called Paterson Brown Kelly Syndrome or Sideropenic dysphagia. It is a rare disease characterized by difficulty in swallowing, iron deficiency anemia, glossitis, cheilosis and esophageal webs

Keywords: Iron deficiency anemia- blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells, Glossitis- inflammation of the tongue, Cheilosis- small cracks in corners of the mouth, Esophageal webs- thin membranes that grow inside upper part of the esophagus

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,

Pages: 615 - 616

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