Pancoast Tumor

Unknown Chest Case 2


Presentation

53 y/o with right arm pain and weakness.

Image Findings

Large heterogeneous mass in the apex of the right lung.

Discussion

Pancoast tumors are typically adenocarcinomas that involve the ulnar nerve distribution with pain and tingling in the arm.
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