Stains & CD markers

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Definition / general
Uses by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Colon-pericrytal fibroblast sheath (fig A)

Leiomyosarcoma, soft tissue

Positive staining - normal
  • Smooth muscle cells (vascular, visceral)
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining - normal
Negative staining - disease
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