TITLE

Plummer-Vinson syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1692
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Plummer-Vinson syndrome" is presented. This term refers to iron-deficiency anemia related to dysphagia, gastric achlorhydia, splenomegaly, and spooning of the nails because of an esophageal web. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21241248

 

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