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Wing-beating tumour

wing-beating tumour

A coarse, irregular tumour that is most prominent when the limbs are held outstretched, reminiscent of a bird flapping its wings; due to up and down excursion of arm at abducted shoulder. Seen mainly with wilson's disease.


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