Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
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Lymphoepithelioma-like cholangiocarcinoma

Revised: 20 May 2019

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PubMed Search: Lymphoepithelioma-like cholangiocarcinoma

Related topics: Cholangiocarcinoma (intrahepatic / peripheral)

Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain, D. Lymphoepithelioma-like cholangiocarcinoma. website. Accessed August 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
Gross description
  • 3 - 12 cm, yellowish white and firm; may have tumor satellites; no cirrhosis
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Syncytial pattern of undifferentiated epithelial cells and glands in lymphocyte plasma cell rich stroma (note: presence of glands differentiates this from lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma)
  • May have granulomatous reaction
Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis
  • Metastatic lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma from other sites
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