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E-IJD CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 217

Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the skin: An exceedingly rare primary skin tumor


1 From the Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
2 Consultant Pathologist, Baheti Laboratory, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Suresh Kumar Jain
Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan-324 001
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.152583

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Primary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the skin (LE-lCS) is a very rare cutaneous malignancy of uncertain origin. The neoplasm reveals typical morphological similarity to undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma (lymphoepithelioma). This case report presents a 47-year-old man with a 5 mm erythematous papule on dorsal nose of six months duration. The patient underwent complete surgical excision and is disease free 7 months later.


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