pulmonary sulcus 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 pulmonary sulcus tumors are non-small cell cancers. Also called Pancoast tumor.

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  • Pulmonary sulcus tumor — A pulmonary sulcus tumor is 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 pulmonary sulcus tumors are non small cell cancers. Also called Pancoast tumor. External… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — pulmonary sulcus t …   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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pancoast tumor — pulmonary sulcus t …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • List of oncology-related terms — This is a list of terms related to oncology. The original source for this list was the U.S. National Cancer Institute s public domain Dictionary of Cancer Terms . NOTOC 1 * 10 propargyl 10 deazaaminopterin * 12 O tetradecanoylphorbol 13 acetate * …   Wikipedia

  • ПАНКОСТА ОПУХОЛЬ — (синдром Пенкоуста, синдром Тобиаса, описан американским рентгенологом H. K. Pancoast, 1875–1939, аргентинским врачом J. W. Tobias, 1893–1951; синоним – синдром верхушки легкого) – рак верхней доли легкого с вовлечением в процесс (сдавления,… …   Энциклопедический словарь по психологии и педагогике

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