Trachea
Tumors
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma

Author: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 November 2017, last major update October 2012

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PubMed Search: Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma [title] review[ptyp]

Cite this page: Handra-Luca, A. Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/trachealymphoepithelial.html. Accessed December 13th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • EBV related, nonkeratinized tumor with syncytial sheets of undifferentiated cells with minimal cytoplasm, prominent nucleoli, numerous mitoses and lymphocytes
  • Similar to nasopharyngeal tumor but very rare in trachea
Case reports
Treatment
  • Resection, radiotherapy