Cyprus Journal of Medical Sciences
Case Report

Lymphoepihelioma-like Carcinoma of the Skin in the Mediterranean

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Department of Medical Pathology, Near East University, Faculty of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

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Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Near East University, Faculty of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Cyprus J Med Sci 2020; 5: 274-276
DOI: 10.5152/cjms.2020.1282
Read: 59 Downloads: 39 Published: 30 September 2020

Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the skin (LELSC) is a rare cutaneous neoplasm with a low malignant potential. The neoplasm microscopically similar to undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma. LELSC is mostly found in the sun-exposed regions of the body. This case report presents an 88-year-old woman with a 7 × 6 mm nodule on the forehead. The Mediterranean region is one of the regions where the sunlight is dense and our patient is the first case which seen and reported in this region.

Cite this article as: Özkayalar H, Deren İO, Mocan G. Lymphoepihelioma-like Carcinoma of the Skin in the Mediterranean. Cyprus J Med Sci 2020; 5(3): 274-6.

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