Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Minor changes: 28 August 2020

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PubMed Search: VEGF-D[TI]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. VEGF-D. website. Accessed September 20th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Induces angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis with VEFR receptor 2 (VEGFR2) and VEGFR3 (also called Flt4)
  • Associated with lymphangiogenesis and lymphatic metastasis in papillary thyroid carcinoma (Mod Pathol 2005;18:1127)
Positive staining - normal
  • Thyroid follicular epithelium
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Papillary thyroid
carcinoma - diffuse
and intense
staining (fig 1f)

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