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Submandibular synovial sarcoma with t (X;18) and synovial sarcoma of the toe with additional cytogenetic abnormalities: presentation of two cases and review of the literature

Udayakumar, A.M.; Sundareshan, T.S.; Mukherjee, G.; Biswas, S.; Rajan, K.R.; Prabhakaran, P.S.

Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics 134(2): 151-155


ISSN/ISBN: 0165-4608
PMID: 12034530
DOI: 10.1016/s0165-4608(01)00606-9
Accession: 047472128

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We report cytogenetic findings from fine-needle aspiration samples of two synovial sarcoma patients. The cases are of interest because (1) one case is of a rare site (submandibular region) of the head and neck, and (2) the other is a patient with synovial sarcoma of the toe showing additional cytogenetic abnormalities along with t(X;18). The literature of this tumor is reviewed.

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