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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 15, Issue 2, June 2015 pp 290-294

Case Report

Incidental finding of lymphoepithelial like carcinoma uterine cervix in abnormal uterine bleeding - A case report

Jeyanthi G1, Krishnaveni A G2, Srijanaki M3, Kamaleshwari K4

1,3Senior Assistant Professor, 3,4Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

The lymphoepithelial like carcinoma is a rare tumour of uterine cervix. Despite the rarity of this tumour, morphologically it resembles the nasopharyngeal tumour. It differs from the usual squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix in its morphology and clinical behaviour and shows a better prognosis than the more common squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix. We report a case of lymphoepithelial like carcinoma of the cervix, diagnosed on the basis of histopathology and immunohistochemistry-cytokeratin (CK) in a 39 year old female who presented with abnormal uterine bleeding.