Plummer-Vinson syndrome


Plum·​mer-Vin·​son syndrome ˈpləm-ər-ˈvin(t)-sən- How to pronounce Plummer-Vinson syndrome (audio)
: a condition that is marked especially by the growth of a mucous membrane across the esophageal lumen, by difficulty in swallowing, and by hypochromic anemia and that is usually considered to be due to an iron deficiency

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“Plummer-Vinson syndrome.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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