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MINI REVIEW ARTICLE:Immunohistochemistry of Epithelioid Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Literature Review Based on Case Studies

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Author(s): Megha Joshi | Philip S. Nawrocki | Madison R. Ballard

Journal: Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University
ISSN 2231-4261

Volume: 01;
Issue: 02;
Start page: 16;
Date: 2012;
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ABSTRACT
Neoplasms with epithelioid histology may be diagnostically challenging. Immunohisto chemistry (IHC) can aid in confirming thedifferential diagnosis of mesotheliomas, melanomas, lymphomas, and soft tissue sarcomas, all tumors that can present with an epithelioid histology. Immunohistochemistry can also assist in confirming the type of sarcomas. Using cases diagnosed in acommunity hospital setting over a ten year period, the use of IHC in sarcomas will be illustrated.
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