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Pancoast's syndrome

Pancoast's syndrome: Introduction

Pancoast's syndrome: weakness and pain in the shoulder, arm and hand, caused by pressure on the nerves. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Pancoast's syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pancoast's syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Pancoast's syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Pancoast's syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Pancoast's syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pancoast's syndrome

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Causes of Pancoast's syndrome listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Pancoast's syndrome as a symptom include:

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)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Pancoast's syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Pancoast's syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pancoast's syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pancoast's syndrome. Of the 17 causes of Pancoast's syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 15 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pancoast's syndrome:

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Causes of Pancoast's syndrome Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Pancoast's syndrome:

    Ciuffini-Pancoast-Tobías syndrome, Tobias syndrome
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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    Symptoms related to Pancoast's syndrome:

    Superior sulcus lung tumour, Shoulder pain (107 causes), Atrophy of muscles of hand, Horner's syndrome (45 causes), Ptosis (72 causes), Miosis (51 causes), Hemianhidrosis, Enophthalmos (24 causes), Edema (208 causes), Non small cell lung carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma

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