8082/3 Lymphoepithelial carcinoma


Synonyms

Lymphoepithelioma
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma

Related terms

Schmincke tumor

Definitions

Hypopharynx, Larynx and Trachea
ICD-O-3 topography code: C13, C32, C33
ICD10: C13, C32, C33
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.



Lip, Oral Cavity and Oropharynx
ICD-O-3 topography code: C00-C06, C09-C10, C14
ICD10: C00-C06, C09-C10, C14
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.



Cervix uteri
ICD-O-3 topography code: C53
ICD10: C53
           

Lymphoepithelial carcinoma of the cervix uteri is a histological variant of squamous cell carcinoma. The tumour is composed of poorly defined islands of undifferentiated cells. The stroma is intensely infiltrated by lymphocytes. The tumour cells have vesicular nuclei with prominent nucleoli. Indistinct cell borders give the cell nests a syncitial-like appearance1
 
Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2003



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Bronchus and lung
ICD-O-3 topography code: C34
ICD10: C34
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.



Thymus
ICD-O-3 topography code: C37
ICD10: C37
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.



Salivary glands
ICD-O-3 topography code: C07-C08
ICD10: C07-C08
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.



Urinary system: Renal pelvis, ureter, bladder, urethra
ICD-O-3 topography code: C65-C68
ICD10: C65-C68
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.



Nasal cavity and Sinuses
ICD-O-3 topography code: C30-C31
ICD10: C30-C31
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.



Prostate gland
ICD-O-3 topography code: C61
ICD10: C61
           

A nonkeratinizing carcinoma which occurs predominantly in the head and neck region, characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate.