Cervix - Cytology
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma

Author: Ashwyna Sunassee, M.D. (see Authors page)
Editor: Ryan Askeland, M.D.

Revised: 20 April 2017, last major update February 2015

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Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma [title] cervix
Cite this page: Cervix Cytology - Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixcytologylymphoepithelioma.html. Accessed April 25th, 2017.
Definition / General
Clinical Features
  • Vaginal bleeding, postcoital bleeding
Prognostic Factors
  • Better outcome than usual squamous cell carcinoma of cervix
Case Reports
Gross Description
  • Exophytic / fungating friable irregular mass on cervix
Micro Description
  • Nests of poorly differentiated epithelial cells surrounded by prominent lymphocytic infiltration
Cytology Images

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Cohesive aggregates of atypical epithelial cells with background of mature lymphocytes

Positive Stains
Differential Diagnosis