Eye
Conjunctiva
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma


Topic Completed: 1 September 2013

Revised: 27 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma conjunctiva

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Conjunctiva: lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeconjlel.html. Accessed August 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare in conjunctiva
  • Usually associated with EBV related nasopharyngeal carcinoma in China and Taiwan
  • Aggressive, invades cornea, eyelid and orbit
Gross description
  • Yellow-white
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Nonkeratinizing, undifferentiated squamous cell carcinoma with lymphocytes
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