Stains
h-Caldesmon

Author: Lauren Stuart, M.D.

Revised: 26 April 2018, last major update June 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: h-caldesmon
Page views in 2017: 4,948
Page views in 2018 to date: 5,813
Cite this page: Stuart, L. h-Caldesmon. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainscaldesmon.html. Accessed December 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
Uses by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on other servers:

Colon-pericrytal fibroblast sheath (fig A)

Leiomyosarcoma, soft tissue (left); bladder (right, fig 2)

Lipoleiomyosarcoma (fig 4)

Positive staining - normal
  • Smooth muscle cells (vascular, visceral)
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining - normal
Negative staining - disease