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219 Possible Causes for Nail Abnormality, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • Iron Deficiency

    Symptoms of iron deficiency include: fatigue dizziness/lightheadedness pallor hair loss twitches irritability weakness pica brittle or grooved nails hair thinning PlummerVinson[] Patients may have pica, an abnormal craving to eat substances (eg, ice, dirt, paint).[] This is the Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome (or Plummer-Vinson syndrome) and there is an association with oesophageal carcinoma.[]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[] Symptoms Difficulty swallowing Weakness Signs and tests You may develop skin and nail abnormalities thatyour doctor can see during an exam.[] Your health care provider will do an exam to look for abnormal areas on your skin and nails.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    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.[] Plummer-Vinson syndrome can be treated effectively with iron supplementation and mechanical dilation.[]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    Koilonychia- "spoon nails" [koi-loh-nik-ee-uh] What does Plummer-Vinson Syndrome look like in severe iron deficiency anemia?[] Brittle or rigid fingernails may be a result of abnormal thinness of nails due to insufficient iron supply.[] Patients may have pica, an abnormal craving to eat substances (eg, ice, dirt, paint).[]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

    […] anemia. 7,8 Iron deficiency can result from several causes including malnutrition, gastrointestinal bleeding, genitourinary bleeding, worms, malignancy, celiac disease and Plummer-Vinson[] "Nail Abnormalities: Clues to Systemic Disease." Am Family Physician 69.6 Mar. 15, 2004: 1417-1424. Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/30/2017 Next Article[] (Medical Encyclopedia) Nail abnormalities (Medical Encyclopedia) Nail injuries (Medical Encyclopedia) Paronychia (Medical Encyclopedia) Splinter hemorrhages (Medical Encyclopedia[]

  • Goiter

    syndrome : hyperfunctioning thyroid nodule within a goiter, without ophthalmopathy or dermopathy of Graves disease Plummer-Vinson (Paterson-Kelly) syndrome : iron deficiency[] […] and turnips interfere with T3 / T4 synthesis Cassava contains a thiocyanate which inhibits iodide transport within the thyroid Hereditary : see dyshormonogenetic goiter Plummer[]

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    : hematology, myeloid hematologic disease (primarily D50-D77, 280-289 ) RBCs / hemoglobinopathy Polycythemia - Macrocytosis - Anemia Nutritional Iron deficiency anemia ( Plummer-Vinson[] syndrome ), Megaloblastic anemia ( Pernicious anemia ) Hemolytic Hereditary enzyme: G6PD Deficiency - Pyruvate kinase deficiency - Triosephosphate isomerase deficiency hemoglobin[]

  • Congenital Leukonychia

    , 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[] , while abnormalities in the periosteal vessels contribute to clubbing. 2 FIGURE 1 Anatomic structures of the nail.[] Koilonychia occurs as an autosomal dominant trait or in association with iron deficiency anemia, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, or hemochromatosis.[]

  • Hereditary Sideroblastic Anemia

    Iron-deficiency anemia PlummerVinson syndrome Macro-: Identification of a human mitochondrial ABC transporter, the functional orthologue of yeast Atm1p.[] Copper deficiency masquerading as myelodysplastic syndrome.[]

  • Papillon Lefevre Disease

    プラマー・ヴィンソン Plummer-Vinson syndrome プラマー・ヴィンソン症候群 HenryStanley Plummer (1874-1937) American internist and endocrinologist and PorterPaisley Vinson (1890-1959.)[] abnormalities PROGNOSIS Individuals with the disorder lose their primary teeth by age 5 and lose their permanent teeth during adolescence.[] Nail abnormalities. Decreased sweating.[]

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