Dysphagia in a middle-aged female: A case report

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Shafiq, Syed; B., Ramathilakam;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Scholar Science Journals
  • Journal: International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research (issn: 2229-3809)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7439/ijbar.v4i9.457
  • Subject: Medical Gastroenterology | Plummer-Vinson syndrome, hypopharyngeal web, dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is characterized by a hypopharyngeal or postcricoid web causing progressive dysphagia and iron deficiency anemia. We report the case of a middle-aged female who presented to us with complaints of easy fatuigability and progressive dysphagia... View more
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