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Indian J Cancer. 2002 Jul-Sep;39(3):112-5.

Tracheal lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma: a case report.

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Department of Pathology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashatra, India.


Lymphoepithelioma like carcinoma is rare in locations other than nasopharynx. We report the second case of this tumour in trachea, in a young female patient, who was managed with concomitent surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The patient is disease free in the one-year follow up. The tumour presented difficulties during intubation for general anaesthesia and during surgery. Association with Epstein-Barr virus was not found in our case.

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