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Lymphoepithelioma-Like Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity - A Diagnostic Perplexion

Mala Kamboj, Mudita Chaturvedi, Balasundari Shreedhar

Keywords : Immunohistochemistry, Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma, Maxillary swelling, Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Undifferentiated Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Citation Information : Kamboj M, Chaturvedi M, Shreedhar B. Lymphoepithelioma-Like Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity - A Diagnostic Perplexion. 2016; 4 (2):131-134.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1672059

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Published Online: 11-09-2016

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Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (LELC), a rare tumor in oral cavity is characterized by non-keratinizing, undifferentiated squamous cell carcinoma with lymphocytic infiltration bearing microscopic resemblance to lymphoepithelioma (nasopharyngeal carcinoma). A 45 year old female presented clinically with an unusual maxillary swelling and pain in right upper posterior jaw with intermittent serous like discharge from the nose. A diagnosis of rare case of intraoral LELC was made.

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