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pancoast syndrome in children

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Pain, small pupil: Pain in the arm and shoulder, a small pupil, and loss of sweating on the face, all on the same side. This is caused by a lung cancer in the upper par ... Read More
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Dr. David Cooke
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Superior sulcus: This is a syndrome that results from a tumor that sits in the top or apex of the lung, called a superior sulcus tumor. These tumors if appropriate st ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
No, but: The cause of the syndrome (drooped eye, lack of sweating, pain in the shoulder or arm) is usually lung cancer! first described by hare in the london m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
Treatment: Evaluation by your surgeon, oncologists. If resectable then the syndrome will improve. If requires radiation and chemotherapy then it's slower but th ... Read More
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
31 years experience Radiation Oncology
This varies: If your pancoast syndrome is caused by a malignant tumor in your lung then treatment, whether surgical, or with chemotherapy and radiation would be th ... Read More
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
39 years experience Radiation Oncology
It depends: It depends if the symptoms are caused by tumor compression or direct invasion. If it is compression the symptoms are more likely to resolve with treat ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not very common: Pancoast syndrome is characterized by a malignant neoplasm ( usually lung cancer) of the apex of the lung. It is about 2-5% of all lung cancer.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pancoast syndrome: Pancoast syndrome = malignant neoplasm at the top the right or left lung
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
33 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Pancoast syndrome is caused by the pressure of a tumor high up in the top of the lung on the nerves (brachial plexus). This is usually from a lung can ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Hogan
35 years experience General Surgery
Seek specialist: Pancoast syndrome is due to a tumor of the "top" of the lung causing pressure on vital structures such as nerves and blood vessels. Depending on the t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The original series reported by rubinstein & taybi in 1963 involved children. Developmental delay and mental deficiency are generally seen in early ch ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Many issues: This is a descriptive term indicating an infant or child who fails to meet the parameters for age and size and weight and in fact is falling down. Thi ... Read More

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