Introduction/Background Lymphoepithelial like carcinoma occurring in the reproductive organs is a rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma, and this tumor of the uterine cervix accounts for 0, 7% of all primary cervical uterine neoplasms.
Although associations with EBV and HPV have been demonstrated in some studies, the fundamental pathogenesis of LELC is yet to be understood.
Methodology Here we report the case of a 46 years old woman, gravidity 2 and parity 2. She presented with metrorrhagia of mild abundance induced by sexual intercourses, accompanied by leucorrhea.
Results The clinical examination as long as the cervical smear a d the MRI was all in favor of a cervical cancer, and neither distal metastasis swelling of lymph was revealed.
The histological study of fragments of biopsy showed an aspect similar to that of LELC. This cervical cancer was stage FIGO IBl and a radical hysterectomy performed for this malignant tumor. The pathological study of the surgical specimen confirmed the diagnosis of LELC.
The patient has been followed up for 12 months since her surgery, and no evidence of recurrence has been detected.
Conclusion Lymphoepithelial like carcinoma occurring in the reproductive organs is a rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma, and this tumor of the uterine cervix accounts for 0, 7% of all primary cervical uterine neoplasms.The prognosis of LELC is thought to be better than those of other cervical cancer types, but careful follow-up at fixed intervals is recommended.
Disclosure Nothing to disclose.
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