Pancoast tumour


Key Features of Pancoast Tumour:

Location: Tumour of the apex of the lung, typically non-small cell lung cancer.


. Persistent chest pain (often pleuritic) localized to the upper chest, shoulder, and arm.

. Weakness or atrophy of hand muscles.

. Symptoms of Horner’s syndrome due to compression of the sympathetic chain:

. Unilateral ptosis (drooping eyelid)

. Miosis (constricted pupil)

. Anhidrosis (lack of sweating) on the affected side

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