Ovary tumor
Other tumors not specific to ovary
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma

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PubMed Search: Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma [title] ovary
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Definition / general
  • Very rare in ovary with only 3 cases reported to date
  • Undifferentiated carcinoma characterized by sheets of pleomorphic epithelioid cells with an intense lymphoid infiltrate
  • Ages 51-82 years
Clinical features
  • Abdominal mass, pain
Case reports
  • Cytoreductive surgery
Gross description
  • Solid ovarian mass
Gross images

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Multinodular solid tumor

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Undifferentiated carcinoma with pleomorphic epithelioid cells and marked lymphocytic infiltrate, resembling nasopharyngeal tumor
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Tumor of minor labium

Micrometastasis of LELC

H&E, CK7, estrogen receptor

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis