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Canadian Respiratory Journal - Volume 10 2003, Issue 6, Pages 330-330

Case Report Division of Respiratory Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba-city, Japan

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We describe here a case of Pancoast-s syndrome due to metastatic carcinoma from the stomach. Although obtaining a tissue diagnosis is often difficult with apical lesions, transbronchial or percutaneous needle biopsy is the procedure of choice since a certain number of these cases are potentially curable.

Author: Takahide Kodama, Hiroaki Satoh, Shinsuke Homma, and Kiyohisa Sekizawa



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