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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

A syndrome of DYSPHAGIA with IRON-DEFICIENCY ANEMIA that is due to congenital anomalies in the ESOPHAGUS (such as cervical esophageal webs). It is known as Patterson-Kelly syndrome in the United Kingdom.

Year introduced: 1991(1975)


Personal Construct Theory

A psychological theory based on dimensions or categories used by a given person in describing or explaining the personality and behavior of others or of himself. The basic idea is that different people will use consistently different categories. The theory was formulated in the fifties by George Kelly. Two tests devised by him are the role construct repertory test and the repertory grid test. (From Stuart Sutherland, The International Dictionary of Psychology, 1989)

Year introduced: 1994


11,18-18,20-diepoxypregnan-3-ol [Supplementary Concept]

urinary aldosterone metabolite excreted in patients with adrenal dysfunction; RN given refers to (3alpha,5beta,11beta,20S)-isomer; RN for cpd without isomeric designation not available 5/88; structure given in first source

Date introduced: May 19, 1988


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