Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Revised: 9 December 2019

Copyright: 2002-2018,, Inc.

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Placental Alkaline Phosphatase
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Contributed by Debra Zynger, M.D.

Seminoma with IHC


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Positive staining - normal
  • Some infantile germ cells until age 1
Positive staining - disease
  • Most germ cell tumors, particularly seminomas; also breast, lung, ovarian carcinomas (some)
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