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General
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Radiology
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Micro images
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Epithelioid malignant mesothelioma

Adenocarcinoma


Mesothelioma markers

Calretinin

CK5/6

Thrombomodulin

WT1

Pan-cytokeratin

Alcian blue


Adenocarcinoma markers

Monoclonal CEA


Comparison of markers for mesothelioma versus adenocarcinoma

Calretinin and CK5/6

WT1

D2-40, MOC31, TTF1

Positive stains
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IHC stain Mesothelioma Adenocarcinoma
Pan-cytokeratin Positive Negative
Cytokeratin 5/6 Positive Negative
Calretinin Positive Negative
D2-40 (podoplanin) Positive Negative
WT1 Positive Negative
B72.3 Negative Positive
MOC-31 Negative Positive
TTF-1 Negative Positive
Claudin-4 Negative Positive

Special stains
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Pleural fluid measurements
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Electron microscopy description
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Additional references
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End of Pleura > Mesothelial tumors > Mesothelioma versus Adenocarcinoma



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