Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the uterine cervix: absence of Epstein-Barr virus, but presence of a multiple human papillomavirus infection.

@article{Bais2005LymphoepitheliomalikeCO,
  title={Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the uterine cervix: absence of Epstein-Barr virus, but presence of a multiple human papillomavirus infection.},
  author={Aagje G. Bais and Sjarlot Kooi and Thea M. Teune and Patricia C. Ewing and Anca C. Ansink},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={716-8}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (LELC) is a rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix. Association with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is still controversial. EBV has been demonstrated in Asian women with cervical LELC. In Western women, human papillomavirus (HPV) might play a role in the etiology. CASE We describe a 44-year-old Caucasian woman with a lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the cervix without EBV, but in the presence of multiple HPV infection… CONTINUE READING
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