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124 Possible Causes for Koilonychia, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Plummer Vinson syndrome is a constellation of postcricoid esophageal webs, iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia and koilonychia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Both patients presented with significant and longstanding dysphagia, sideropenia, glossitis and koilonychia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency

    A thorough physical examination to identify features of ID and ID anemia like pallor, koilonychia, glossitis and even high output cardiac failure should be performed.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of iron deficiency include: fatigue dizziness/lightheadedness pallor hair loss twitches irritability weakness pica brittle or grooved nails hair thinning PlummerVinson[en.wikipedia.org] Koilonychia (spoon-shaped nails with longitudinal ridging). Angular cheilitis (ulceration at the corners of the mouth). Atrophic glossitis.[patient.info]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] causes Hemoglobinuria Hereditary hemorrhagic telengiectasia (Nose bleeds, GI bleeds) Clinical sequelae to iron deficiency anemia Asymptomatic until late Pica Angulostomatitis Koilonychias[meddean.luc.edu] The most used name is Plummer-Vinson syndrome, named after Henry Stanley Plummer (1874–1936) and Porter Paisley Vinson (1890–1959) who were physicians on the staff of the[ojrd.com] Important symptoms are B-symptoms like fatigue and weakness, as well as the typical symptoms of the Plummer-Vinson’s-syndrome.[lecturio.com]

  • Esophageal Web

    Links: dysphagia iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) glossitis koilonychia angular stomatitis barium swallow[gpnotebook.com] Abstract In PlummerVinson syndrome, esophagography often reveals a web at the anterior wall of the cervical esophagus.[doi.org] If Plummer-Vinson syndrome is the underlying cause of esophageal webs, accompanying signs are brittle hair, thinning of nails, glossodynia, angular cheilitis, and koilonychia[symptoma.com]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

    […] of Hereditary koilonychia signs or Hereditary koilonychia symptoms.[checkorphan.org] […] anemia. 7,8 Iron deficiency can result from several causes including malnutrition, gastrointestinal bleeding, genitourinary bleeding, worms, malignancy, celiac disease and Plummer-Vinson[podiatrytoday.com] Koilonychia is associated with Plummer-Vinson syndrome and iron deficiency anemia. It has also been associated with lichen planus, syphilis, and rheumatic fever.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Congenital Leukonychia

    […] hypertrophic nails Inclusion term(s): Congenital onychauxis Pachyonychia Q84.6 Other congenital malformations of nails Inclusion term(s): Congenital clubnail Congenital koilonychia[icd10coded.com] , nail-patella syndrome, thyroid diseases, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, AA, psoriasis, lichen planus and Darier's disease, or may be idiopathic or traumatic. • 5 - Punctate Leukonychia[handresearch.com] Koilonychia occurs as an autosomal dominant trait or in association with iron deficiency anemia, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, or hemochromatosis.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    There may be koilonychia (spoon nails), cheilosis and glossitis. Webs are more frequent in women and this may be related to propensity for iron deficiency.[patient.info] […] after a few years, if further narrowing of the esophagus occurs (presenting swallowing difficulties) Additional and Relevant Useful Information for Lower Esophageal Ring: Plummer-Vinson[dovemed.com] Other associated features of PVS are koilonychia, cheilosis, and glossitis. Webs are believed to arise in iron deficiency states.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Patterson Pseudoleprechaunism Syndrome

    Iron Supplementation Improved Dysphagia Related to Plummer-Vinson Syndrome. ( 26411779 ) Sugiura Y....Kaseda S. 2015 21 Spooning of the nails and webbing of the esophagus: koilonychia[malacards.org] 2018 6 Plummer-Vinson Syndrome with Simultaneous Mid-esophageal Growth. ( 28457047 ) Nasa M....Puri R. 2017 7 Plummer Vinson Syndrome: A Rare Syndrome in Male with Review[malacards.org] 1 An unusual etiology of plummer-Vinson syndrome. ( 29662867 ) 2018 2 Colon adenocarcinoma presenting a Plummer-Vinson Syndrome. ( 29885869 ) 2018 3 A Web Effect: Plummer-Vinson[malacards.org]

  • Atrophic Glossitis

    Lymphoma (27 %) ( Angioimmunoblastic Lymphadenopathy With Dysproteinemia,) Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (27 %) ( Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Werlhofs Disease,) Koilonychia[gulfdoctor.net] This is seen in Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] Conjunctival pallor seen in patient with severe anemia ( source ) Spoon nails (koilonychia): abnormally thin nails that can become concave in shape.[stepwards.com]

  • Disorder of the Hypopharynx

    Furthermore, it is characterized by glossitis, angular cheilitis and koilonychia (spoon-shaped finger nails).[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] People with Plummer-Vinson syndrome may also need to take iron supplements.[cancer.ca] There are several risk factors associated with hypopharyngeal cancer: Tobacco use (smoking or chewing) Heavy alcohol use Lack of nutrients in the diet Plummer-Vinson syndrome[gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com]

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