Pancoast Tumor

Unknown Chest Case 2


53 y/o with right arm pain and weakness.

Image Findings

Large heterogeneous mass in the apex of the right lung.


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