A rare disorder associated with triad of:
- Postcricoid dysphagia which is:
- Typically painless, intermittent or progressive over years, and limited to solids
- Occasionally associated with weight loss
- Iron deficiency anemia
- Upper esophageal webs
- Most of the patients are white middle-aged women, in the fourth to seventh decade of life.
- The dysphagia is usually painless and intermittent or progressive over years, limited to solids and sometimes associated with weight loss.
- Reported to be a risk factor for developing squamous cell carcinoma of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
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