A 44-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms of plummer-vinson syndrome?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms: Plummer –vinson syndrome symptoms can include weakness and problems swallowing with abnormalities of skin & nails.
Answered on Mar 18, 2013
Dr. Douglas Tisdale answered
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Wt loss, swallowing: Chronic iron deficiency causes the syndrome (as well as anemia), where abnormal esophageal tissue growths start to block the esophagus, causing difficult swallowing, and wt loss.
Answered on Apr 18, 2016
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