eponym sometimes applied to hyperthyroidism resulting from a nodular toxic goiter, usually not accompanied by exophthalmos.
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Plummer,Henry Stanley, U.S. physician, 1874-1937.
Plummer bag - Synonym(s): Plummer dilator
Plummer dilator - an instrument for dilating the lower end of the esophagus in cardiospasm. Synonym(s): Plummer bag
Plummer disease - hyperthyroidism resulting from a nodular toxic goiter, usually not accompanied by exophthalmos.
Plummer sign - a sign of Graves disease.
Plummer-Vinson syndrome - iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia, esophageal web, and atrophic glossitis. Synonym(s): Paterson-Kelly syndrome; sideropenic dysphagia
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