Topic Completed: 1 December 2011

Revised: 12 June 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: calretinin[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Calcium binding protein structurally related to S100 and inhibin
  • Nuclear and cytoplasmic staining
Uses by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Sharon Bihlmeyer

Ovarian granulosa cell tumor (adult)

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Mesothelioma: clear cell variant (pleura)

Mesothelioma-deciduoid variant: fig 6


Mesothelioma: various images

Adenomatoid tumor

Adrenal gland corticomedullary mixed tumor (fig C/D)

Colonic medullary carcinoma (fig E)

Granular cell tumor

Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenoma (fig 7)

Serous effusions

Positive staining - normal
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining
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