Pancoast

Henry K., U.S. roentgenologist, 1875–1939. See P. syndrome, P. tumor.

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  • Pancoast — Henry Khunrath Pancoast (* 26. Februar 1875 in Philadelphia; † 20. Mai 1939 in Merion, Pennsylvania) war ein US amerikanischer Radiologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Leistungen 3 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pancoast — This unusual surname is of early medieval English origin, and derives from the Middle English and Old French pentecost , ultimately from the Greek pentecoste , meaning the fiftieth day after Easter, ie. Whitsuntide. This, is a personal nickname… …   Surnames reference

  • Pancoast — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pancoast's tumor — or Pancoast tumor n a malignant tumor formed at the upper extremity of the lung …   Medical dictionary

  • Pancoast, tumor de — oncol. Tumor de los vértices pulmonares que se extiende por los plexos branquiales y destruye las vértebras y costillas; provoca parálisis de los miembros superiores y mucho dolor. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • Pancoast tumor — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31266 ICD10 = ICD10|C|34|1|c|30 ICD9 = ICD9|162.3 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3418 MeshID = D010178 A pancoast tumor or superior sulcus tumor, is a tumor… …   Wikipedia

  • Pancoast-Tumor — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 C34.1 Bösartige Neubildung: Oberlappen ( Bronchus) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pancoast's syndrome — Pan·coast s syndrome pan .kōsts n 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 Pancoast Henry Khunrath (1875 1939) American… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pancoast syndrome — pain and paralysis involving the lower branches of the brachial plexus due to infiltration by a malignant tumour of the apical region of the lung. Horner s syndrome may also be present. H. K. Pancoast (1875 1939), US radiologist * * * 1. neuritic …   Medical dictionary

  • Pancoast syndrome tumor — Pan·coast syndrome, tumor (panґkōst) [Henry Khunrath Pancoast, American radiologist, 1875–1939] see under syndrome, and see pulmonary sulcus tumor, under tumor …   Medical dictionary

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