pulmonary sulcus tumor

pulmonary sulcus tumor

a destructive, invasive neoplasm that develops at the apex of the lung and infiltrates the ribs, vertebrae, and brachial plexus. Also called Pancoast's tumor.
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Shaw developed procedures for superior pulmonary sulcus tumors and bronchoplastic resections, which Dr.
Prior to this new treatment modality, superior pulmonary sulcus tumors were universally fatal.