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Immunohistochemistry Applications

  • Basil S. Cherpelis
  • L. Frank Glass
  • John R. HamillJr.
  • Neil Alan Fenske
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Abstract

Immunohistochemistry can be applied judiciously in the delineation of tumoral histiogenesis and the extent of lesional involvement in frozen section pathology. Among the more important immunostains and applications are the use of the MART-1 stain in melanoma, cytokeratin immunostain in cutaneous epithelial malignancy and Ber-EP4 in basal cell carcinoma.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Basil S. Cherpelis
    • 1
  • L. Frank Glass
    • 2
  • John R. HamillJr.
    • 3
    • 4
  • Neil Alan Fenske
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology, Pathology, and Cutaneous OncologyH. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA
  3. 3.Gulf Coast DermatologyTampaUSA
  4. 4.University of South Florida, and Director, Advance Dermatological Surgery, James A. Haley Veterans HospitalTampaUSA
  5. 5.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA

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