lymphoepithelial

lymphoepithelial

emanating from or pertaining to lymphocytic and epithelial tissue.

lymphoepithelial thymoma
a type of thymoma composed of lymphocytes and spindle cells; seen most frequently in goats and sheep.
lymphoepithelial organ
an organ containing or composed of epithelial and lymphocytic tissue, e.g. thymus.
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MALT lymphoma is characterized by infiltration of the lamina propria by lymphomatous, centrocyte-like cells that invade the glandular epithelium, sometimes forming lymphoepithelial lesions and spreading into the surrounding mucosal layers.
The infiltrate surrounds the ducts and glands of the salivary acinar structures without forming lymphoepithelial lesions.
Infectious/Inflammatory: Parotiditis, parotid abscess, cellulitis, radiation sialadenitis, lymphoepithelial cysts, type 1 and 2 (Figure 13D).
In a patient with painless parotid swellings, lymphoepithelial cysts of HIV are probably most important to consider, being highly stigmatised in South African (SA) society.
Clinically, TDC can often be confused with the low-lying branchiogenic cyst, anterior cyst of thyroid gland or lymphoepithelial cyst [13].
The findings were consistent with invasive lymphoepithelial thymoma.
Lymphoepithelial like carcinoma reveals proliferating, single, malignant, round or oval epithelial cells with eccentric nuclei.
5) In contrast, MALT lymphomas contain lymphocytes that invade glandular epithelium to form the characteristic lymphoepithelial lesions.
1 Karuza Maria Alves Pereira1 Cassiano FranciscoWeege Non- aka2 Pedro Paulo de Andrade Santos3 Ana Myriam Costa de Medeiros4 HACopyrightbel Cavalcanti GalvAPound o5 Unusual coexistence of oral lymphoepithelial cyst andbenign migratory glossitis BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY 75 (2) MARCH/APRIL 2009