Loss of calponin h1 in renal angiomyolipoma correlates with aggressive clinical behavior.

@article{Islam2004LossOC,
  title={Loss of calponin h1 in renal angiomyolipoma correlates with aggressive clinical behavior.},
  author={A H M Manjurul Islam and Takashi Ehara and Haruaki Kato and Masayoshi Hayama and Osamu Ishizaki Nishizawa},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={468-73}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate whether any immunohistochemical differences exist between two types of renal angiomyolipomas (AMLs). Renal AMLs are generally considered to be benign in nature. However, a few of these tumors have been reported to involve other organs. METHODS Tissue specimens from 3 cases of clinically aggressive and 9 cases of clinically indolent renal AMLs were examined histologically and immunohistochemically using antibodies against calponin h1 and alpha-smooth muscle actin… CONTINUE READING

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