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PubMed Search: Collagen[title]
- Type I collagen: dermis, tendons and bone
- Type II collagen: cartilage
- Type III collagen: fetal skin, scars, arterial walls
- Type IV collagen: normal constituent of basement membrane surrounding noninvasive glandular epithelium; discontinuous or complete absence of basement membrane staining surrounding colonic adenocarcinoma (Am J Surg Pathol 2002;26:206)
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CIN/VIN: double immunostaining with cytokeratin
End of Stains > Collagen
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