Diagnosis of parathyroid carcinoma using immunohistochemical staining against hTERT.

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The differential diagnosis of parathyroid carcinoma from benign adenoma is often difficult when its typical clinicopathological features are absent, even with the aid of various molecular markers. We recently demonstrated that telomerase activation through hTERT expression is a unique characteristic that is limited to parathyroid carcinoma and not seen in… (More)

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