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Pancoast’s syndrome as a result of metastatic renal cell carcinoma
  1. T W Marjanski,
  2. W Rzyman,
  3. J Skokowski
  1. Thoracic Surgery Department, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland; wrzyman@amg.gda.pl

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Infections, lymphomas, and metastases1–3 are unique causes of Pancoast’s syndrome. The most common aetiological factor is non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Pancoast’s syndrome resulting from metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has not previously been reported. We present the case of a metastatic Pancoast tumour in the left lung in a patient who had previously undergone resection for RCC.

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