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That is very unlikely. Pan coast tumor is a mass on upper part of the lungs causing pressure on the nerves. It typically causes narrowing of the eye pupil, lack of face sweating and drooping of eyelids. Not just upper arm and neck pain. The symptoms will not improve with chiropractic adjustment. Hence, your husband likely has cervical spine arthritis or herniated disc problem. He should get a MRI scan of the spine for further evaluation. Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
The recurrent pain is likely due to the compression of the nerves at the cervical spine root which can get worse with physical activities. He will need physical therapy for 6 to 8 weeks and also spine imaging ( MRI for example) as part of further management. Best wishes
That is correct. This is not pancoast. Best wishes