Recurrent Lymphoepithelial Carcinoma of the Parotid GlandGökdoğan, Ozan MD*; Koybasioglu, Ahmet MD*Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: September 2015 - Volume 26 - Issue 6 - p e543–e545 doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002037 Brief Clinical Studies Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Background: Lymphoepithelial carcinomas (LECs) are rare tumors of parotid gland. Although few cases were reported in literature, there is no reported recurrent case. Method: The authors report a case of recurrent LEC after 8 months of primary surgery. Total parotidectomy and selective neck dissection surgery were performed. Radiation therapy after surgery was planned. Patient had partial facial weakness in the early postoperative period that was getting better with follow-up. Conclusions: In the diagnosis of LECs of parotid region, nasopharyngeal carcinomas must be excluded. If LECs are not treated properly, recurrences may occur. *Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ankara Memorial Hospital, Balgat, Ankara, Turkey. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr Ozan Gökdoğan, MD, Ankara Memorial Hospital, 06250 Balgat, Ankara, Turkey; E-mail: email@example.com Received 9 March, 2015 Accepted 28 June, 2015 The authors report no conflicts of interest. © 2015 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD.