Pancoast's syndrome: Introduction
Pancoast's syndrome: Weakness and pain in the shoulder, arm and hand, caused by pressure on the nerves.
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causes, and treatments of Pancoast's syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Pancoast's syndrome
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symptoms of Pancoast's syndrome
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Pancoast's syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Pancoast's syndrome
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Pancoast's syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Pancoast's syndrome
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Pancoast's syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Pancoast's syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pancoast's syndrome
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Definitions of Pancoast's syndrome:
Destructive lesions of the thoracic inlet with involvement of the brachial and sympathetic plexus or carcinoma of the lung apex. It is characterized by pain in the shoulder region radiating toward the axilla and scapula, sensory and motor disorders and wasting of the muscles of the hand, the Bernard-Horner syndrome, and compression of the blood vessels with edema. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Syndromes and Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed)
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