Stains
Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP)


Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Revised: 5 March 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Intermediate filament for astrocytes (normal, reactive, neoplastic)
Positive staining - disease
Microscopic (histologic) images

Myxopapillary ependymoma of broad ligament (fig 8b)

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