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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome (Syndrome, Plummer-Vinson) Summary

Description: A syndrome of DYSPHAGIA with IRON-DEFICIENCY ANEMIA that is due to congenital anomalies in the ESOPHAGUS (such as cervical esophageal webs). It is known as Patterson-Kelly syndrome in the United Kingdom.

Also Known As: Syndrome, Plummer-Vinson; Kelly's Syndrome; Patterson's Syndrome; Patterson-Brown-Kelly Syndrome; Patterson-Kelly Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 31 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Iron : 2 outcomes in 17 results : IBA
  2. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) : 2 results : FDA 8 Generic
  3. Lye : 2 results : IBA
  4. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C) : 1 result : FDA 7 Generic
  5. Pyridoxine (Pyridoxin) : 1 result : FDA 27 Generic
  6. Carbon Monoxide : 1 result : IBA
  7. Barium : 1 result : IBA
  8. Recklinghausen's Disease : 1 result : IBA
  9. Filippi syndrome : 1 result : IBA
  10. Boerhaave syndrome : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  1. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  2. Iron-Deficiency Anemia (Anemia, Iron Deficiency)
  3. Fatigue
  4. Esophageal Achalasia (Megaesophagus)
  5. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
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Key Therapies for Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

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  1. Argon Plasma Coagulation : 1 result
  2. Intralesional Injections : 1 result
  3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 1 result
  4. Gastrectomy : 1 result
  5. Oral Administration : 1 result

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