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Superior Sulcus Lesion (Thoracic Outlet Tumor, Pancoast Tumor) 

Superior Sulcus Lesion (Thoracic Outlet Tumor, Pancoast Tumor)
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Superior Sulcus Lesion (Thoracic Outlet Tumor, Pancoast Tumor)
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0020
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date: 18 April 2021

More than a third of lesions are missed on radiography for years

All lesions eventually cause shoulder and upper-extremity pain

Some patients have had cervical laminectomy

The lesions are best visualized on MRI, but the physician needs to consider the possibility of a superior sulcus lesion before such imaging would be ordered...

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