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Stains
Vimentin

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 September 2013, last major update June 2005
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PubMed Search: Vimentin[title]

General
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Uses by pathologists
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Micro images
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Breast: pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH)

CNS: alveolar soft parts sarcoma (metastasis from tongue tumor)

CNS: atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor

CNS: medulloepithelioma

CNS: meningioma, clear cell type

CNS: pituicytoma (figure F)

Kidney: oncocytoma

Kidney: renal cell carcinoma

Kidney: solitary fibrous tumor

Larynx: squamous cell carcinoma


Melanoma: left-desmoplastic; right-nasopharyngeal mass

Synovial sarcoma: left-mandible, right-mediastinum

Ovary: signet ring stromal tumor


Soft tissue: low grade fibromyxoid sarcoma

Soft tissue: parachordoma

Spermatic cord: aggressive angiomyxoma

Testis: Leydig cell tumor

Thyroid gland: angiosarcoma

Vulva: angiomyofibroblastoma

Positive staining - normal
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Positive staining - disease
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Negative staining
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End of Stains > Vimentin


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