painful apical syndrome
Pronunciation: pān′fŭl ā′pi-kăl sin′drōm
Definition: a constellation of pain syndromes associated with invasion of a tumor of the apex of the lung into the structures of the upper chest cavity; the Pancoast syndrome is a specific example of painful apical syndrome.
See Also: Pancoast syndrome
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