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Plummer-Vinson syndrome

Pronunciation: plum'er vin'son

Definition: iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia, esophageal stenosis, and atrophic glossitis.

Synonym(s): Paterson-Kelly syndrome, sideropenic dysphagia

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