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My husband has had pain months in his right shoulder

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my husband has had pain for many months in his right shoulder towards the front of his arm. No pain down the arm and pain has subsided. He had an MRI of the arm some months ago and it indicated some arthritis. He also lifted weights and may have pulled something. But I am worried it is pancoast. Would the MRI show that
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.
This is Dr. Davidyes, a shoulder MRI scan of the shoulder would show if he had a pancoast tumor in his right upper lobe lung.a chest xray would show also a pancoast tumor.these are rare tumorsmuch more likely arthritis and his weight lifting is causing his right shoulder pain.he should try to ice the shoulder and also lift lighter weights.his symptoms would not be caused by a pancoast tumorlet me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating of 3-5 stars so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again: for using