Stains
Myogenin


Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Revised: 7 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Myogenin [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Myogenic transcriptional regulatory protein expressed early in skeletal muscle differentiation
  • Sensitive and specific for rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Focal nuclear staining in desmoid tumors, infantile myofibromatosis, synovial sarcoma, infantile fibrosarcoma, entrapped atrophic or regenerative skeletal muscle (Am J Surg Pathol 2001;25:1150)
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Hepatorenal embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma

Positive staining - normal
  • Normal fetal muscle
Negative staining
  • Normal adult muscle
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