Topic Completed: 1 July 2013

Revised: 4 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: 15-PGDH

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. 15-PGDH. website. Accessed September 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
Diagrams / tables

PGE2 synthesis, degradation and regulation

Uses by pathologists
  • Apocrine marker for benign and most malignant apocrine breast lesions
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Bladder: normal (left) and carcinoma

Breast: benign apocrine and malignant lesions

Colon: normal

Colon: normal and cancer

Liver: normal

Lung: normal and carcinoma

Prostate: normal

Stomach: normal and cancer

Synovium: healthy and inflamed

Synovium: rheumatoid arthritis

Uterus: endometrial adenocarcinoma

Positive staining - normal
  • Apocrine sweat glands; various epithelium
Positive staining - disease
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