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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.[] The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[] Both patients presented with significant and longstanding dysphagia, sideropenia, glossitis and koilonychia.[]

  • 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.[] Symptoms of iron deficiency include: fatigue dizziness/lightheadedness pallor hair loss twitches irritability weakness pica brittle or grooved nails hair thinning PlummerVinson[] Koilonychia (spoon-shaped nails with longitudinal ridging). Angular cheilitis (ulceration at the corners of the mouth). Atrophic glossitis.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] causes Hemoglobinuria Hereditary hemorrhagic telengiectasia (Nose bleeds, GI bleeds) Clinical sequelae to iron deficiency anemia Asymptomatic until late Pica Angulostomatitis Koilonychias[] 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[] Important symptoms are B-symptoms like fatigue and weakness, as well as the typical symptoms of the Plummer-Vinson’s-syndrome.[]

  • Esophageal Web

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

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

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

  • Congenital Leukonychia

    […] hypertrophic nails Inclusion term(s): Congenital onychauxis Pachyonychia Q84.6 Other congenital malformations of nails Inclusion term(s): Congenital clubnail Congenital koilonychia[] , 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[] Koilonychia occurs as an autosomal dominant trait or in association with iron deficiency anemia, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, or hemochromatosis.[]

  • 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.[] […] 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[] Other associated features of PVS are koilonychia, cheilosis, and glossitis. Webs are believed to arise in iron deficiency states.[]

  • 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[] 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[] 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[]

  • Atrophic Glossitis

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

  • Disorder of the Hypopharynx

    Furthermore, it is characterized by glossitis, angular cheilitis and koilonychia (spoon-shaped finger nails).[] People with Plummer-Vinson syndrome may also need to take iron supplements.[] 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[]

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