Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 26 April 2018, last major update September 2013

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PubMed Search: Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma conjunctiva

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Conjunctiva: lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeconjlel.html. Accessed November 14th, 2018.
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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