Stains
Phosphotungstic acid-hematoxylin (PTAH)


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Revised: 8 March 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Variant of trichrome stain; demonstrates intracytoplasmic filaments in muscle and glial cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

Myxopapillary ependymoma of broad ligament (fig 7)

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