FOUR CASES of lymphoepithelioma of the nasopharynx have been observed recently by me. These cases demonstrate interesting and typical features which make their presentation worth while together with a discussion of the entire problem of these anaplastic neoplasms.
REPORT OF CASES
Case 1.—S. C., a Negro woman aged 32, first appeared on June 28, 1948, in the Medical Outpatient Department with a history of loss of weight in the previous months and stuffiness of the nose. After examination, which revealed no abnormal physical findings, she was referred to the allergy clinic on July 2 for further study. Here, also, the findings were negative. On Aug. 24, in the dental clinic, extraction of the second and third lower left molar teeth was followed by copious hemorrhage and syncope. The bleeding continued and the face became considerably swollen, necessitating hospitalization on the following day. On Aug. 26, while in the hospital, she
THOMPSON EA. LYMPHOEPITHELIOMA OF THE NASOPHARYNX. AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1951;54(4):390–408. doi:10.1001/archotol.1951.03750100052007
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