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tonsillar lymphoepithelial cyst

Saturday 18 February 2017

Lymphoepithelial Cyst in the Palatine Tonsil.

Lymphoepithelial cyst (LEC) is the most commonly encountered congenital neck pathology in the lateral part of the neck.

LEC in the palatine tonsil is rare, and only a few cases have been reported in the literature.

Open references

- Lymphoepithelial Cyst in the Palatine Tonsil.
Bingöl F, Balta H, Bingöl BÖ, Mazlumoğlu RM, Kılıç K.
Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2016;2016:6296840.
PMID: 27722002 Free

- A rare occurrence of lymphoepithelial cyst in the palatine tonsil: a case report and discussion of the etiopathogenesis.
Castro JG, Ferreira GM, Mendonça EF, Castro LA.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015 Apr 1;8(4):4264-8. Review.
PMID: 26097623