Pancoast syndrome tumor

Pancoast syndrome tumor
Pan·coast syndrome, tumor (panґkōst) [Henry Khunrath Pancoast, American radiologist, 1875–1939] see under syndrome, and see pulmonary sulcus tumor, under tumor.

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  • Pancoast syndrome — pain and paralysis involving the lower branches of the brachial plexus due to infiltration by a malignant tumour of the apical region of the lung. Horner s syndrome may also be present. H. K. Pancoast (1875 1939), US radiologist * * * 1. neuritic …   Medical dictionary

  • Pancoast's syndrome — Pan·coast s syndrome pan .kōsts n a complex of symptoms associated with Pancoast s tumor which includes Horner s syndrome and neuralgia of the arm resulting from pressure on the brachial plexus Pancoast Henry Khunrath (1875 1939) American… …   Medical dictionary

  • tumor — 1. Any swelling or tumefaction. 2. SYN: neoplasm. 3. One of the four signs of inflammation (t., calor, dolor, rubor) enunciated by Celsus. [L. t., a swelling] acinar cell t. a …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome de Pancoast-Tobias — Classification et ressources externes Une radiographie de thorax montrant un cancer (P) du poumon droit, chez une patiente fumeuse de 47 ans. CIM 10 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pancoast tumor — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31266 ICD10 = ICD10|C|34|1|c|30 ICD9 = ICD9|162.3 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3418 MeshID = D010178 A pancoast tumor or superior sulcus tumor, is a tumor… …   Wikipedia

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pancoast — Henry K., U.S. roentgenologist, 1875–1939. See P. syndrome, P. tumor …   Medical dictionary

  • pulmonary sulcus tumor — a tumor at the apex of the lung, extending outward to destroy the ribs and vertebrae and invading the brachial plexus; see also Pancoast syndrome (def. 1), under syndrome. Called also Pancoast t. and superior sulcus t …   Medical dictionary

  • superior sulcus tumor syndrome — Pancoast s. (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • Horner's syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Left sided Horner s syndrome DiseasesDB = 6014 ICD10 = ICD10|G|90|2|g|90 ICD9 = ICD9|337.9 ICDO = OMIM = 143000 MedlinePlus = 000708 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 1029 eMedicine mult =… …   Wikipedia

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