Pancoast's syndrome

noun
Pan·​coast's syndrome | \ ˈpan-ˌkōsts- How to pronounce Pancoast's syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Pancoast's syndrome

: a complex of symptoms associated with Pancoast's tumor which includes Horner's syndrome and neuralgia of the arm resulting from pressure on the brachial plexus

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