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Pulmonary Sulcus Neoplasm (CUI C1335574) Suggest changes to this concept
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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C1335574

NCI Thesaurus Code: C27710  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Neoplastic Process

NCIt Definition: A neoplasm originating from the apical lung. Most superior sulcus neoplasms are bronchogenic carcinomas. This tumor may be associated with Pancoast syndrome. It is also known as Pancoast tumor.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A type of lung cancer that begins in the upper part of a lung and spreads to nearby tissues such as the ribs and vertebrae. Most pulmonary sulcus tumors are non-small cell cancers.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Pulmonary Sulcus Neoplasm
Pulmonary Sulcus Tumor

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C27710 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
Neoplastic_Status Undetermined NCI

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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