NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA CASE QUESTIONS
Q. WHAT ARE THE CANCERS ASSOCIATED WITH EBV?
- Nasopharyngeal cancer
- African Burkitt Lymphoma
- Some Hodgkins Lymphoma
Q. WHAT IS LYMPHOEPITHELIOMA?
- In the past NPC was referred to as malignant lymphoepithelioma because of the presence of heavy lympocytic infiltration at the site of the tumour.
- EBV is lymphotropic but it’s action is restricted to the B lymphoctes which are found in abundance in the lymphoepithelium of the nasopharynx.
Tags: CANCERS ASSOCIATED WITH EBV
, NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA
, NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA CASE QUESTIONS
, Passing MS-ENT