Fibronectin in epithelioid sarcoma

R. Rosso, M. Paulli, G. Berzero

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Abstract

A case of epithelioid sarcoma arising in a 59-year-old woman has been studied by immunohistochemistry. An evident stromal and cellular positivity for fibronectin was found. Cytoplasmic immunostaining with anti-fibronectin antiserum appears quite distinctive and suggests that epithelioid sarcoma is closely related to synovial derived sarcomas. More over, evidence of the intracellular presence of fibronectin seems a useful tool in the immunohistological differentiation of epithelioid sarcoma from other tumors with similar microscopic features.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)727-732
Number of pages6
JournalMedecine Biologie Environment
Volume13
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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