What are the neurologic symptoms of non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)?

Updated: Jul 15, 2021
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Nagla Abdel Karim, MD, PhD  more...
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Neurologic signs and symptoms include the following:

  • Arm weakness and paresthesias (brachial plexus impingement)
  • Miosis, ptosis, and anhidrosis (cervical sympathetic chain, Horner syndrome)
  • Dyspnea (secondary to phrenic nerve paralysis)

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