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Local complications of Lung CA

1. Pleural involvement
2. Obstruction of SVC
3. Involvement of recurrent laryngeal (hoarseness) or phrenic nerve (diaphragmatic paralysis)
4. Compression of sympathetic chains (ptosis, pinpoint pupil, anhidrosis)


Most common cancer in the pleura, in non smokers, and in females