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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

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Topic updated on 04/21/14 5:47pm

Introduction
  • Caused by chronic iron deficiency
  • Most commonly found in elderly women
Presentation
  • Symptoms
    • esophageal webs
  • Physical exam
    • atrophic glossitis
    • oral leukoplakia
Evaluation
  •  Serology
    • anemia


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