Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2021 Aug 10;60(8):565-570. Epub 2021 Apr 10.
Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.
Biphenotypic sinonasal sarcoma (BSNS) is a rare, low grade spindle cell sarcoma, recently recognized in the WHO classification of head and neck tumors, which is characterized by a dual myogenic and neural differentiation and recurrent gene fusions, often involving PAX3-MAML3, and less commonly PAX3 fusions with other partners such as NCOA1, NCOA2, or WWTR1. Yet, in about 4% of tumors no gene rearrangements are identified. Herein, we describe a RREB1-MKL2 fusion in a BSNS lesion occurring in a 73-year-old female patient with a right maxillo-ethmoidal angle lesion. Read More