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