Plummer-Vinson Syndrome is an association of postcricoid dysphagia, upper esophageal webs, and iron deficiency anemia

Patients who have Plummer–Vinson syndrome often have a burning sensation with the tongue and oral mucosa, and atrophy of lingual papillae produces a smooth, shiny, red, dorsum of the tongue.

The plummer-vinson triad involves;

  • Hypochromic mycrocytic anemia
  • Atrophic glositis
  • Esophaeal webs