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Biliary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma not associated with Epstein-Barr virus.

Department of Pathology, Inha University College of Medicine, Inchon, Korea.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine (Impact Factor: 2.88). 06/1999; 123(5):441-3. DOI: 10.1043/0003-9985(1999)123<0441:BLLCNA>2.0.CO;2
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ABSTRACT We report the case of a 64-year-old man who presented with a hepatic mass and macronodular cirrhosis. The pathologic findings revealed a lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma arising in the hepatobiliary tract that was morphologically identical to nasopharyngeal undifferentiated carcinoma. However, this tumor was not associated with Epstein-Barr virus infection in molecular studies. Macronodular cirrhosis associated with hepatitis C virus was present in the background liver.

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