Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 30 November 2015, last major update June 2005

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Definition / general
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 3
  • Also called Flt4
  • Specific marker for lymphatic endothelium
  • Also expressed in blood vascular endothelium of malignant tumor and granulation tissue
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Papillary thyroid carcinoma (fig 1e)