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Pancoast Syndrome

A condition caused by an apical lung tumor (Pancoast tumor) with involvement of the nearby vertebral column and the BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Symptoms include pain in the shoulder and the arm, and atrophy of the hand.
Also Known As:
Pancoast Tumor; Pancoast's Syndrome; Pancoasts Syndrome; Syndrome, Pancoast; Syndrome, Pancoast's; Tumor, Pancoast
Networked: 37 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
4. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia)
5. Lung Neoplasms (Lung Cancer)

Experts

1. Eisa, Naseem: 1 article (11/2013)
2. Alraies, M Chadi: 1 article (11/2013)
3. Shaheen, Khaldoon: 1 article (11/2013)
4. Baibars, Motaz: 1 article (11/2013)
5. Alraiyes, Abdul Hamid: 1 article (11/2013)
6. Machairiotis, Nikolaos: 1 article (09/2013)
7. Huang, Haidong: 1 article (09/2013)
8. Katsikogiannis, Nikolaos: 1 article (09/2013)
9. Tsakiridis, Kosmas: 1 article (09/2013)
10. Karapantzos, Ilias: 1 article (09/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pancoast Syndrome:
1. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP)IBA
2. Morphine (MS Contin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Phenol (Carbolic Acid)FDA Link
4. Mucin-1 (CA 15-3 Antigen)IBA
5. CD45 Antigens (CD45 Antigen)IBA
6. Paclitaxel (Taxol)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Carboplatin (JM8)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Methicillin (Metin)FDA Link
9. Keratins (Keratin)IBA
10. HormonesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Radiotherapy
2. Cordotomy
3. Epidural Analgesia
4. Thoracotomy
5. Catheters