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Causes for Plummer Vinson syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i want to confirm whether plummer winson syndrome is congenital or acquired
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Doctor :   Plummer-Vinson is oesophageal web.
Doctor :   It is mostly genetic
Doctor :   But some acquired causes have also been implicated.
Doctor :   Iron deficiency, auto-immune disease can cause Plummer-Vinson's
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