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A mucoepidermoid carcinoma of minor salivary gland with t(11;19)(q21;p13.1) as the only karyotypic abnormality.

We present the cytogenetic analysis of a mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the minor salivary gland with t(11,19)(q21;p13.1) as the sole karyotypic abnormality. Our findings, along with those of previous reports, indicate that this translocation is an early and most likely a primary event in the development of a least a subset of these neoplasms.

Batsakis JG, Clayman GL, El-Naggar AK, Killary AM, Lovell M

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Cancer Genet. Cytogenet., 1996, 87 (1)

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