Overview

NCI Definition: A non-keratinizing carcinoma arising from the oropharynx. It is characterized by the presence of large malignant cells with vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, syncytial growth pattern, and a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate. [1]

Disease Details

Synonyms
Oropharyngeal Lymphoepithelioma, Undifferentiated Oropharyngeal Throat Cancer
Parent(s)
Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

References

1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

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