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Stains
Estrogen receptor

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 2 October 2013, last major update June 2005
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PubMed Search: Estrogen receptor[title]

General
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Interpretation
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Uses by pathologists
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Positive staining - disease
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Negative staining
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Micro images
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Peritoneal fluid from metastatic lobular carcinoma of breast with intraperitoneal carcinomatosis (fig 3)

Papillary urothelial carcinoma of bladder (fig 3), ovarian transitional cell carcinoma (fig 6)

Breast carcinoma metastatic to stomach: ER+ (fig 3a), PR+ (3b); GCDFP-15+ (3c)

Colloid carcinoma of breast - ER+, PR+, chromogranin+, synaptophysin+

DCIS with ER and HER2 double immunostaining


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Invasive ductal carcinoma-ER (6F11) with intense nuclear staining

Additional references
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