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Table 5 Relationship between EBV and LELC reported in the literature

From: Association between Epstein-Barr virus and Thymic epithelial tumors: a systematic review

YearTechniqueCasesEBV-positive casesAge/sexReference
1985SB1119/MLeyvraz et al. [24]
1988SB1130/FDimery et al. [25]
1988SB1173/FMcGuire et al. [13]
1992PCR4110/MMatsuno et al. [26]
1992ISH4126/FMann et al. [16]
1993SB1115/MPatton et al. [27]
1993ISH5119/MWu et al. [17]
1993ISH1113/FFujii et al. [18]
1996ISH1114/MNiehues et al. [28]
2001ISH2159/MTateyama et al. [21]
2009IH1126/MKoppula et al. [29]
2012PCR1117/MJanuszkiewicz et al. [30]
Total2312
  1. EBV, Epstein-Barr virus; LELC, lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma