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Plummer-Vinson syndrome: A decade's experience of 132 cases from a single center.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Jun 11. Epub 2020 Jun 11.

Department of Gastroenterology, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India.

Background And Aim: Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) comprises triad of iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia, and post-cricoid esophageal web. PVS is rare nowadays due to improved nutritional status. However, we encountered patients with PVS regularly at our center. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgh.15139DOI Listing

Plummer-Vinson Syndrome in a Crohn's disease patient.

Arab J Gastroenterol 2020 Mar 19;21(1):59-61. Epub 2020 Feb 19.

Department of Gastroenterology, 401 General Military Hospital of Athens, Athens 11525, Greece. Electronic address:

Plummer Vinson Syndrome (PVS), a rare condition complicating iron deficiency anaemia, manifests as a classic triad of dysphagia, anaemia and oesophageal web. Iron deficiency is the commonest systematic complication of Crohn's disease with only one described case of a Crohn's disease patient combined with PVS in the literature. We present a case of PVS complicating Crohn's disease in a 38-years-old female patient under treatment with the biologic agent Ustekinumab (human interleukin 12/23 monoclonal antibody) suffering from a progressively worsening dysphagia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajg.2020.01.006DOI Listing

A Holistic Approach to Diagnosing and Treating Dysphagia.

Dig Dis Sci 2020 Apr;65(4):957-960

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, MSC 10-5550, Albuquerque, NM, 87131, USA.

We report a 39-year-old Native American female with an almost 20-year history of dysphagia that had increased in the 6 months prior to the initial evaluation. Investigation revealed a number of distinct esophageal disorders including Plummer-Vinson syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease with esophagitis, distal esophageal stricture, esophageal intramural pseudo-diverticulosis, and recurrent esophageal Candida infections. Although prolonged therapy with proton pump inhibitors, fluconazole, nystatin, and repeated esophageal balloon dilations relieved her symptoms, her prognosis remains uncertain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-020-06107-7DOI Listing

A Rare Case of Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.

Cureus 2019 Dec 25;11(12):e6463. Epub 2019 Dec 25.

Internal Medicine, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Birmingham, USA.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is characterized by a triad of symptoms comprising microcytic hypochromic anemia, esophageal webs, and dysphagia. PVS is commonly found in women of middle age especially in the fourth and fifth decade of life and is rarely reported in males. We report a case of a 39-year-old female patient who had a classic presentation of PVS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.6463DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6977583PMC
December 2019

[A rare cause of dysphagia: Plummer Vinson syndrome associated with arteria lusoria].

Presse Med 2019 Dec 5;48(12):1582-1584. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

Hôpital La Rabta, service de gastroentérologie B, Tunis, Tunisie.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lpm.2019.08.021DOI Listing
December 2019

Plummer-Vinson Syndrome With Concomitant Factor VII Deficiency.

Ochsner J 2019 ;19(3):286-289

Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS), a rare disorder characterized by dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia, and esophageal webs, has principally been described in middle-aged women. This disorder is uncommon in the 21 century because of the abundance of iron-fortified foods. Clotting factor deficiencies are also rare. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.31486/toj.18.0158DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6735607PMC
January 2019
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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome and Heart Failure: An Unusual Association in an African American Woman.

Am J Case Rep 2019 Aug 27;20:1264-1267. Epub 2019 Aug 27.

Division of Academic Affairs and Research, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL, USA.

BACKGROUND Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is a rare disorder composed of the triad of dysphagia, iron-deficiency anemia (IDA), and esophageal webs. It is most prevalent in middle-aged white women, and the dysphagia often improves when the anemia is treated. It is well established that chronic hypertension can lead to congestive heart failure (CHF). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.916823DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6730079PMC
August 2019
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Plummer-Vinson syndrome: improving outcomes with a multidisciplinary approach.

J Multidiscip Healthc 2019 19;12:471-477. Epub 2019 Jun 19.

Department of Medicine, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome is a rare condition associated with dysphagia, iron deficiency, and esophageal webs. Data regarding this condition is limited to mostly case reports and a few small cohort studies. Although most cases have a benign and indolent course, the risk of malignancy warrants long-term surveillance. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S180410DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6593774PMC
June 2019
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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.

Ear Nose Throat J 2019 Jun;98(5):259-260

1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical Center, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0145561319850412DOI Listing
June 2019
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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome with Esophageal Web Formation in which Detailed Endoscopic Images Were Obtained.

Intern Med 2019 Mar 19;58(6):785-789. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Department of Endoscopy, Nagoya University Hospital, Japan.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome is a rare entity, characterized by dysphagia, esophageal web formation, and iron deficiency anemia. The patient was a 63-year-old woman with a clinical history of iron deficiency anemia and glossitis in her 20s to 40s and who had experienced swallowing difficulties for the past 20 years. A membranous stricture was found in the cervical esophagus during a fluoroscopic examination. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.1628-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6465006PMC
March 2019
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Oesophageal web.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2018 Oct;62 Suppl 1:95

Department of Radiology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1754-9485.41_12784DOI Listing
October 2018
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[Kelly-Paterson Syndrome and coeliac disease in adult].

Presse Med 2018 Oct 3;47(10):915-918. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Service de gastroentérologie Sahloul, Sousse, Tunisie.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lpm.2018.08.011DOI Listing
October 2018
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Image Diagnosis: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome: An Unusual Cause of Dysphagia.

Perm J 2018 ;22:18-035

Senior Resident in the Department of Medicine at Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7812/TPP/18-035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6045507PMC
January 2019
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Colon Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.

Am J Med 2018 11 7;131(11):e461-e462. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Department of Internal Medicine, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, Pa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.05.017DOI Listing
November 2018
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Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome.

Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Dec 6;41(10):650-651. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Associate Professor of ENT, Department of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pillaiyarkuppam, Pondicherry, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gastrohep.2018.05.010DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Dysphagia and Anemia. Plummer-Vinson syndrome].

An Pediatr (Barc) 2019 May;90(5):321-322

Servicio de Digestivo, Hospital Infanta Cristina, Madrid, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anpedi.2018.03.019DOI Listing
May 2019
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An unusual etiology of plummer-Vinson syndrome.

Blood Res 2018 Mar 27;53(1):79-81. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

Department of Internal Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5045/br.2018.53.1.79DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5899000PMC
March 2018
13 Reads

A Web Effect: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.

Am J Med 2018 05 31;131(5):504-505. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of General Medicine, Ito Municipal Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.01.005DOI Listing
May 2018
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Long-term evolution of squamous-cell cancer in Plummer-Vinson syndrome.

Prz Gastroenterol 2017 30;12(3):226-228. Epub 2017 Sep 30.

Gastroenterological Surgery Department, Kartal Koşuyolu High Speciality and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/pg.2017.70477DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5672712PMC
September 2017
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Iron deficiency anemia and Plummer-Vinson syndrome: current insights.

J Blood Med 2017 19;8:175-184. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

Department of Pediatrics, Era's Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow, India.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS), a rare clinical condition, is characterized by a triad of dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia and esophageal web in the post-cricoid region. It was first described over a century ago. However, literature on this condition remains scanty, and its prevalence appears to be declining worldwide, possibly due to improvements in nutrition over time. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JBM.S127801DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5655134PMC
October 2017
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Plummer Vinson Syndrome: A Rare Syndrome in Male with Review of the Literature.

Case Rep Dent 2017 28;2017:6205925. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Academic Unit of Craniofacial Clinical Care, AIMST University, Faculty of Dentistry, Jalan Semeling-Bedong, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.

Introduction: Plummer Vinson syndrome also known as Paterson Brown-Kelly syndrome is a syndrome associated with the triad of symptoms comprising microcytic hypochromic anemia, oesophageal strictures, and dysphagia. PVS is commonly found in women of middle age especially in the fourth and fifth decade of life and is rarely reported in males.

Case Report: The authors report a case of 43-year-old male patient who presented with the classic symptoms of Plummer Vinson syndrome. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/6205925DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5592419PMC
August 2017
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A Severe But Easily Treatable Dysphagia.

Gastroenterology 2017 Oct 4;153(4):e9-e10. Epub 2017 Sep 4.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Reference Center for Rare Autoimmune and Systemic Diseases, Cochin Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris Descartes University (Paris 5), Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2017.02.049DOI Listing
October 2017
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Double pathology in a woman with worsening dysphagia.

BMJ 2017 08 31;358:j3783. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

Department of gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3783DOI Listing
August 2017
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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome with Simultaneous Mid-esophageal Growth.

J Assoc Physicians India 2017 Feb;65(2):96-97

Director, Institute of Digestive & Hepatobiliary Sciences , Medanta, Gurgaon, Haryana.

Patterson Brown Kelly or Plummer-Vinson syndrome is characterized by dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia and post-cricoidal esophageal web. Waldenstorm introduced the term 'sideropenic dysphagia' because of absence of stainable iron in the bone marrow. There is increased incidence of upper aero-digestive tract carcinoma in patients with Plummer-Vinson syndrome has been well established. Read More

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February 2017
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Plummer Vinson syndrome.

Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 2018 Mar - Apr;69(2):122-123. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pillaiyarkuppam, Pondicherry, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otorri.2017.01.003DOI Listing
January 2019
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Resolution of constipation, anal stricture, and iron deficiency anemia after iron infusion: an analogy with Plummer Vinson syndrome.

Springerplus 2016 15;5(1):1976. Epub 2016 Nov 15.

Vijaypal Arya Physician P.C., 7554 Metropolitan Avenue, New York, NY USA.

Background: Anal stricture is a disabling condition which is often unresponsive to conservative medical management. The complications of surgical procedures such as dilatations and anoplasty make it a formidable treatment challenge. Through this case, we report and explore a new medical treatment for ano-rectal strictures with an analogy to Plummer Vinson syndrome. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-3629-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5108749PMC
November 2016
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Koilonychia: an update on pathophysiology, differential diagnosis and clinical relevance.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2016 Nov 17;30(11):1985-1991. Epub 2016 Aug 17.

Department of Dermatology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

Koilonychia, a concave nail dystrophy, has multiple aetiologies and may be hereditary, acquired or idiopathic. Within dermatology, koilonychia is often a manifestation of an inflammatory dermatosis such as psoriasis or lichen planus, or a sign of onychomycosis. Other disease associations include iron store abnormalities, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome, nutritional deficiencies and occupational or traumatic aetiologies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jdv.13610DOI Listing
November 2016
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Electroincision for hypopharyngoesophageal stricture caused by Plummer-Vinson syndrome.

Gastrointest Endosc 2016 Nov 14;84(5):849-850. Epub 2016 Jun 14.

Department of Internal Medicine, Toyama Prefectural Central Hospital, Toyama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2016.06.003DOI Listing
November 2016
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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.

Mayo Clin Proc 2016 Mar;91(3):404

Department of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pillaiyarkuppam, Pondicherry, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2015.11.002DOI Listing
March 2016
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Spooning of the nails and webbing of the esophagus: koilonychia and Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.

Clin Case Rep 2015 Dec 3;3(12):1054-5. Epub 2015 Nov 3.

Department of Internal Medicine Division of Hematology Oncology John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County 1901 West Harrison Street Chicago Illinois 60612.

Chronic iron deficiency can be associated with nail deformities like Koilonychia and Platynychia. It can also be associated with esophageal webs (Plummer-Vinson syndrome or Patterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome) causing dysphagia in the patient. Though the pathogenesis of this association remains anecdotal and presence of these physical findings should prompt the clinician towards considering chronic iron deficiency as the cause of anemia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.419DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4693708PMC
December 2015
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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome with Proximal Esophageal Web.

J Gastrointest Surg 2016 05 9;20(5):1074-5. Epub 2015 Dec 9.

Division of Gastroenterology, The Brooklyn Hospital Center - Clinical Affiliate of Mount Sinai Hospital, 121 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11201, USA.

Plummer-Vinson Syndrome is a condition where iron deficiency is associated with difficulty swallowing due to the presence of an esophageal web. Deficiency of iron-dependent oxidative enzymes causes gradual degradation of the pharyngeal muscles which lead to mucosal atrophy and formation of webs. Although it is a very rare condition, an increased risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma makes its identification very important. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-015-3051-5DOI Listing
May 2016
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Two cases with Plummer-Vinson syndrome in the 21st century.

Turk J Gastroenterol 2016 Jan 27;27(1):81-2. Epub 2015 Nov 27.

Department of Internal Medicine, Bezmialem Vakıf University Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is characterized by the presence of postcricoid dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia, and upper esophageal web. This syndrome is now a rare condition because of the improvement in nutritional status and increased awareness regarding iron deficiency anemia and the early diagnosis and easy treatment of this anemia or underlying causes. In this presentation, we report two middle-aged female patients with PVS and briefly review the literature. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/tjg.2015.150435DOI Listing
January 2016
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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome in Children.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Nov;61(5):547-52

*Departments of Pediatric Digestive and Respiratory Diseases †Radiology, Robert-Debré Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France.

Objectives: Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS), also called Kelly-Paterson syndrome, is a rare cause of dysphagia in children. This syndrome associates single or multiple webs in the upper esophagus with frequent iron deficiency.

Methods: We reported 3 pediatric cases of PVS before analyzing all of the cases of PVS in children reported in the PubMed and EMBASE databases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000000842DOI Listing
November 2015
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PLUMMER VINSON SYNDROME--is it common in males?

Arq Gastroenterol 2015 Jul-Sep;52(3):250-2

Assistant Professor of Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT), Dept of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India, BR.

Background: Plummer-Vinson syndrome is characterized by a triad of dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia and esophageal web. Most of the patients are middle aged women in the fourth to seventh decade of life.

Objective: Very few cases of Plummer-Vinson syndrome affecting males have been reported. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-28032015000300018DOI Listing
April 2016
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Iron Supplementation Improved Dysphagia Related to Plummer-Vinson Syndrome.

Keio J Med 2015 ;64(3):48-50

Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization, Kanagawa National Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan.

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https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/kjm/64/3/64_2014-0011-C
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2302/kjm.2014-0011-CRDOI Listing
April 2016
8 Reads

Single-center prospective study of Plummer-Vinson syndrome.

Dis Esophagus 2016 Oct 30;29(7):837-841. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India.

Post-cricoid web is an uncommon cause for dysphagia and is most frequently reported in middle-aged women. Triad of web, iron deficiency anemia (IDA), and dysphagia is known as Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS). Literature on PVS is very limited. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dote.12393DOI Listing
October 2016
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Oral manifestations of plummer-vinson syndrome: a classic report with literature review.

J Int Oral Health 2015 Mar;7(3):68-71

Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, MS Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital, MS Ramaiah Educational Campus, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is a triad of microcytic hypochromic anemia, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webs or strictures. It is one of the syndromes associated with iron deficiency anemia. Symptoms resulting from anemia predominates the clinical picture, apart from the additional features such as glossitis, angular cheilitis, and dysphagia. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4385731PMC
March 2015
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Endoscopic management for congenital esophageal stenosis: A systematic review.

World J Gastrointest Endosc 2015 Mar;7(3):183-91

Keita Terui, Takeshi Saito, Tetsuya Mitsunaga, Mitsuyuki Nakata, Hideo Yoshida, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260-8677, Japan.

Congenital esophageal stenosis (CES) is an extremely rare malformation, and standard treatment have not been completely established. By years of clinical research, evidence has been accumulated. We conducted systematic review to assess outcomes of the treatment for CES, especially the role of endoscopic modalities. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4253/wjge.v7.i3.183DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4360436PMC
March 2015
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Plummer-Vinson syndrome following gastric bypass surgery.

Ear Nose Throat J 2014 Sep;93(9):E15-7

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, EEI Bldg., University West Campus, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 1855 W. Taylor, Suite 2.42, M/C 648, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is the combination of dysphagia, angular cheilitis, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webbing in the setting of iron deficiency anemia. Although it is relatively uncommon, this condition is important to recognize because it is a source of dysphagia and it confers an increased risk for hypopharyngeal cancer. Cases of PVS associated with gastrointestinal conditions such as celiac disease and gastric cancer have been previously reported in the literature, but as far as we know, no case of PVS associated with bariatric surgery has been previously reported. Read More

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September 2014
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Endoscopic treatment of 135 cases of Plummer-Vinson web: a pilot experience.

Gastrointest Endosc 2014 Oct 29;80(4):738-741. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

Medicine C Department of Gastroenterology, Ibn Sina Hospital, Mohammed V-Souissi University, Rabat, Morocco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2014.05.332DOI Listing
October 2014
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A case of plummer-vinson syndrome showing rapid improvement of Dysphagia and esophageal web after two weeks of iron therapy.

Case Rep Gastroenterol 2014 May 7;8(2):211-5. Epub 2014 Jun 7.

Department of Gastroenterology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is a rare entity characterized by upper esophageal webs and iron deficiency anemia. We report a case of PVS whose esophageal web was rapidly improved by iron therapy. A 77-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with complaints of dysphagia, vomiting, shortness of breath and weight loss for 1 month. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000364820DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4086037PMC
May 2014
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A case of plummer-vinson syndrome associated with Crohn's disease.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2014 Apr;63(4):244-7

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yeugnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea.

Plummer-Vinson syndrome manifests as cervical dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia, an upper esophageal web, and atrophic glossitis. The cause of the esophageal web is thought to be iron deficiency anemia; however, the cause of Plummer-Vinson syndrome has not been established. Crohn's disease is usually accompanied by malnutrition and iron deficiency anemia; however, no case of concomitant Crohn's disease and Plummer-Vinson syndrome with aggravated malnutrition and anemia has been previously reported. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2014.63.4.244DOI Listing
April 2014
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Photoclinic.

Arch Iran Med 2014 Apr;17(4):297-8

Department of Nursing, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/014174/AIM.0014DOI Listing
April 2014
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Plummer-Vinson syndrome with pectus carinatum mitral valve prolapsus and exotropia in an 18-year-old boy.

BMJ Case Rep 2014 Jan 22;2014. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

Department of Internal Medicine, Mugla University Medical Faculty, Mugla, Turkey.

The Plummer-Vinson syndrome is a clinical syndrome characterised by dysphagia, web or webs in upper oesophagus and iron-deficiency anaemia. The syndrome is often seen in women of age 40-70 years and rarely in adolescents. Plummer-Vinson syndrome might be associated with malignancy, myeloproliferative disorder and autoimmune diseases including coeliac disease, rheumatoid arthritis and Sjögren syndrome. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2013-202047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3902516PMC
January 2014
21 Reads

Plummer Vinson syndrome association with coeliac disease.

Arab J Gastroenterol 2013 Dec 2;14(4):183-5. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

Department of Gastroenterology, Habib Thameur Hospital, 8, Rue Ali Ben Ayed, Montfleury, 1008 Tunis, Tunisia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajg.2013.10.003DOI Listing
December 2013
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Plummer-Vinson syndrome.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013 Dec 21;11(12):e85. Epub 2013 May 21.

Division of Gastroenterology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

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December 2013
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Revisiting plummer vinson syndrome.

Ann Med Health Sci Res 2013 Jan;3(1):119-21

Internal Medicine, Medwin Hospital, Nampally, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Plummer Vinson syndrome is a rare association of postcricoid dysphagia, upper esophageal webs, and iron deficiency anemia. Iron deficiency state has been hypothesized to play an etiological role. While literature review elucidates the resolution of dysphagia in most cases with iron therapy, we discuss our case where the dysphagia was resistant to such therapy and necessitated a mechanical dilatation. Read More

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January 2013
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[Plummer-Vinson syndrome: a case report].

Rev Col Bras Cir 2013 Jan-Feb;40(1):81-2

Médica Cirurgiã Plástica e Preceptora do Serviço de Cirurgia Plástica e Microcirurgia Reconstrutiva da Universidade Federal do Ceará-CE-BR.

We present a case of Plummer-Vinson syndrome, which is a rare condition nowadays. The diagnosis was made after years of the disease, many doctors having attended the patient. The treatment consisted of oral supplementation of iron and endoscopic dilatations. Read More

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March 2014
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