Pancoast's tumor

Pancoast's tumor
Pancoast's tumor or Pancoast tumor n a malignant tumor formed at the upper extremity of the lung

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  • 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 …   Medical dictionary

  • tumor de Pancoast — Pancoast, tumor de oncol. Tumor de los vértices pulmonares que se extiende por los plexos branquiales y destruye las vértebras y costillas; provoca parálisis de los miembros superiores y mucho dolor. Medical Dictionary. 2011. tumor de Pancoast …   Diccionario médico

  • 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

  • Pancoast, tumor de — oncol. Tumor de los vértices pulmonares que se extiende por los plexos branquiales y destruye las vértebras y costillas; provoca parálisis de los miembros superiores y mucho dolor. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • 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

  • Pancoast-Tumor — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 C34.1 Bösartige Neubildung: Oberlappen ( Bronchus) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pancoast — Henry Khunrath Pancoast (* 26. Februar 1875 in Philadelphia; † 20. Mai 1939 in Merion, Pennsylvania) war ein US amerikanischer Radiologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Leistungen 3 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pancoast tumor — A type of lung cancer that begins in the upper part of a lung and spreads to nearby tissues such as the ribs and vertebrae. Most Pancoast tumors are non small cell cancers. Also called pulmonary sulcus tumor …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • 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

  • 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

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