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