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22 Possible Causes for Plummer-Vinson Syndrome, Thin and Brittle Fingernails

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Plummer-Vinson syndrome can be treated effectively with iron supplementation and mechanical dilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: Very few cases of Plummer-Vinson syndrome affecting males have been reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency

    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] Distinctive physical findings occur in only a small proportion of patients with iron deficiency but include koilonychia (thin, brittle fingernails with the distal half of[cancertherapyadvisor.com] This is the Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome (or Plummer-Vinson syndrome) and there is an association with oesophageal carcinoma.[patient.info]

  • 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[dx.doi.org] Important symptoms are B-symptoms like fatigue and weakness, as well as the typical symptoms of the Plummer-Vinson’s-syndrome.[lecturio.com] Plummer-Vinson syndrome can be treated effectively with iron supplementation and mechanical dilation.[dx.doi.org]

  • Patterson Pseudoleprechaunism Syndrome

    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] brittle fingernails; [Hair]; Sparse hair in frontoparietal area NEUROLOGIC: [Central nervous system]; Developmental delay; Variable mental retardation; Neonatal hypotonia[findzebra.com] 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]

  • Esophageal Web

    Abstract In PlummerVinson syndrome, esophagography often reveals a web at the anterior wall of the cervical esophagus.[doi.org] fingernails, and sometimes a large thyroid gland or spleen.[cancer.org] In Plummer-Vinson syndrome, esophagography often reveals a web at the anterior wall of the cervical esophagus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    Koilonychia- "spoon nails" [koi-loh-nik-ee-uh] What does Plummer-Vinson Syndrome look like in severe iron deficiency anemia?[quizlet.com] Brittle or rigid fingernails may be a result of abnormal thinness of nails due to insufficient iron supply.[newworldencyclopedia.org] Erythrocyte Protoporhyrin Because less haem to bind to protoporhyrin to make Hb Bone marrow biopsy Little or no iron on marrow when deficient Rx Underlying cause Ferrous sulfate Plummer-Vinson[alancam.com]

  • Sotos Syndrome

    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.)[jams.med.or.jp] ピエール ロバン症候群 Pirquet ピルケー Pirquet reaction ピルケー反応 Plummer プラマー Plummer's disease プラマー病 HenryStanley Plummer (1874-1937) American internist and endocrinologist Plummer-Vinson[jams.med.or.jp] Meinhardvon Pfaundler (1872-1947) Austrian pediatrician and Gertrud Hurler(1889-1965) German pediatrician Pick ピック Pick's disease ピック病 Pierre Robin ピエール ロバン Pierre Robin syndrome[jams.med.or.jp]

  • 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[podiatrytoday.com] Aside from that, the nails of persons with Koilonychia has a characteristic of brittle and thin nails.[healthzene.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]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    Plummer-Vinson syndrome ( Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome ). A rare form may present in children [ 10 ].[patient.info] fingernails, and sometimes a large thyroid gland or spleen.[cancer.org] Plummer-Vinson syndrome People with this rare syndrome (also called Paterson-Kelly syndrome ) have webs in the upper part of the esophagus, typically along with anemia (low[cancer.org]

  • Chemical Esophagitis

    Plummer-Vinson syndrome People with this rare syndrome (also called Paterson-Kelly syndrome ) have webs in the upper part of the esophagus, typically along with anemia (low[cancer.org] fingernails, and sometimes a large thyroid gland or spleen.[cancer.org] A web is a thin membrane extending out from the inner lining of the esophagus that causes an area of narrowing.[cancer.org]

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