Malignant lymphoepithelial lesion of the parotid gland: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Wu2001MalignantLL,
  title={Malignant lymphoepithelial lesion of the parotid gland: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Duchu Wu and Larry J. Shemen and Tom Brady and Daisy Saw},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={80 11},
  pages={
          803-6
        }
}
Malignant lymphoepithelial lesions are rare tumors of the major salivary glands. They most often occur in Asians and Greenland Eskimos and are strongly associated with Epstein-Barr virus infection. We report a case of a malignant lymphoepithelial lesion of the parotid gland that developed in an Italian-American woman whose serology was positive for Epstein-Barr virus antibody. The patient underwent a left total parotidectomy and upper neck dissection, followed by radiation therapy. At the 2… CONTINUE READING
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