Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Pulmonology
Volume 2013, Article ID 143405, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/143405
Case Report

Lymphoepithelioma-Like Carcinoma of the Lung: An Unusual Case and Literature Review

1Department of Medical Imaging, Changhua Christian Hospital, No. 135 Nanxiao Street, Changhua 500, Taiwan
2Department of Radiology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Erlin Branch, No. 558, Section 1, Dacheng Road, Erlin Township, Changhua 526, Taiwan

Received 28 August 2013; Accepted 19 September 2013

Academic Editors: S. Al-Saad, G. Hillerdal, and N. Reinmuth

Copyright © 2013 Yuan-Chun Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. L. R. Begin, J. Eskandari, J. Joncas, and L. Panasci, “Epstein-Barr virus related lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of lung,” Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 280–283, 1987. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. W. A. Franklin, “Diagnosis of lung cancer: pathology of invasive and preinvasive neoplasia,” Chest, vol. 117, no. 4, pp. 80–89, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. C. Ho, M. P. Wong, and W. K. Lam, “Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung,” Respirology, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 539–545, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. F. F. Chen, J. J. Yan, W. W. Lai et al., “Epstein-Barr virus-associated nonsmall cell lung carcinoma: undifferentiated “lymphoepithelioma-like” carcinoma as a distinct entity with better prognosis,” Cancer, vol. 82, pp. 2334–2342, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  5. D. Shibata and L. M. Weiss, “Epstein-Barr virus-associated gastric adenocarcinoma,” The American Journal of Pathology, vol. 140, no. 4, pp. 769–794, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. K. Oda, J. Tamaru, T. Takenouchi et al., “Association of Epstein-Barr virus with gastric carcinoma with lymphoid stroma,” The American Journal of Pathology, vol. 143, no. 4, pp. 1063–1071, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. D. S. Zander, H. Popper, J. Jagirdar, A. Haque, and R. Barrios, “Large cell carcinoma,” in Molecular Pathology of Lung Diseases, Springer, New York, NY, USA, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  8. A. E. Butler, T. V. Colby, L. Weiss, and C. Lombard, “Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung,” The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 632–639, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. J. K. Chan, P. K. Hui, W. Y. Tsang et al., “Primary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung: a clinicopathologic study of 11 cases,” Cancer, vol. 76, pp. 413–422, 1995. View at Google Scholar
  10. A. J. Han, M. Xiong, Y. Y. Gu, S. X. Lin, and M. Xiong, “Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung with a better prognosis: a clinicopathologic study of 32 cases,” The American Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol. 115, no. 6, pp. 841–850, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. G. C. Ooi, J. C. Ho, P. L. Khong, M. P. Wong, W. K. Lam, and K. W. T. Tsang, “Computed tomography characteristics of advanced primary pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma,” European Radiology, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 522–526, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. J. M. Hoxworth, D. K. Hanks, P. A. Araoz et al., “Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung: radiologic features of an uncommon primary pulmonary neoplasm,” The American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 186, no. 5, pp. 1294–1299, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. J. Han, M. Xiong, and Y. S. Zong, “Association of Epstein-Barr virus with lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung in southern China,” The American Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol. 114, no. 2, pp. 220–226, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. K. Kasai, Y. Sato, T. Kameya et al., “Incidence of latent infection of Epstein-Barr virus in lung cancers—an analysis of EBER1 expression in lung cancers by in situ hybridization,” Journal of Pathology, vol. 174, no. 4, pp. 257–265, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. M. Higashiyama, O. Doi, K. Kodama et al., “Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung: analysis of two cases for Epstein-Barr virus infection,” Human Pathology, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 1278–1282, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. C. Y. Castro, M. L. Ostrowski, R. Barrios et al., “Relationship between Epstein-Barr virus and lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung: a clinicopathologic study of 6 cases and review of the literature,” Human Pathology, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 863–872, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. W. Wockel, G. Hofler, H. H. Popper, and A. Morresi-Hauf, “Lymphoepithelioma-like lung carcinomas,” Der Pathologe, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 147–152, 1997. View at Google Scholar
  18. A. T. Chan, P. M. Teo, K. C. Lam et al., “Multimodality treatment of primary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung,” Cancer, vol. 83, pp. 925–929, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  19. T. C. Chan, M. L. Teo, W. T. Leung et al., “Role of chemotherapy in the management of nasopharyngeal carcinoma,” Cancer, vol. 82, pp. 1003–1012, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  20. J. C. Ho, W. K. Lam, G. C. Ooi, B. Lam, and K. W. Tsang, “Chemoradiotherapy for advanced lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung,” Respiratory Medicine, vol. 94, no. 10, pp. 943–947, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. Y. L. Chang, C. T. Wu, J. Y. Shih, and Y. C. Lee, “New aspects in clinicopathologic and oncogene studies of 23 pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinomas,” The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 715–723, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. J. C. Ho, W. K. Lam, G. C. Ooi et al., “Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung in a patient with silicosis,” European Respiratory Journal, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 383–386, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus