Lymphoepithelial lesion

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Lymphoepithelial lesion. H&E stain.

A lymphoepithelial lesion is a gastrointestinal crypt with a monomorphous population of lymphocytes; it is suggestive of lymphoma.[1]

It should not be confused with the benign lymphoepithelial lesion of the salivary gland.

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  1. Papadaki, L.; Wotherspoon, AC.; Isaacson, PG. (Nov 1992). "The lymphoepithelial lesion of gastric low-grade B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT): an ultrastructural study.". Histopathology 21 (5): 415-21. PMID 1452124.