The triad of upper esophageal webs(small growth of tissue in esophagus) , dysphagia and iron deficiency anemia is called as Pulmmer-Vinson syndrome. It is also known as Paterson-Brown Kelly syndrome.
What causes the Pulmmer-Vinson syndrome?
The exact causes is still unknown but some believed that nutritional deficiencies (specially iron), genetic factor and autoimmune factor may play a role in Pulmmer-Vinson syndrome.
What are the signs and symptoms of Pulmmer-Vinson syndrome?
How is Pulmmer-Vinson syndrome diagnosed ?
Diagnosis relies on clinical presentation, Laboratory test and radiological imaging .
How is Pulmmer-Vinson syndrome managed?
What is the prognosis of the Pulmmer-Vinson syndrome?
Prognosis is good after treatment.
This blog post was originally published by AutoimmuneMom.com, written by Emedicinezone.com and first published on Jan 20, 2011.