|Terms & Properties|
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)|
Additional Concept Data: (none)