Head and Neck Pathology

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 31–35

A Review of NUT Midline Carcinoma

Proceedings of the NASHNP Companion Meeting, February, 2011, San Antonio, TX

Abstract

Nut midline carcinomas are uncommon carcinomas characterized by chromosomal rearrangements that involve the gene encoding the nuclear protein of the testis (NUT). This article reviews the clinicopathologic features of these malignancies. Ancillary testing is discussed as well as the pathologic differential diagnosis.

Keywords

Nut midline carcinoma t(15;19) Immunohistochemistry Fluorescent in situ hybridization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept of PathologyUVA Health System, University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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