Corpus ID: 33823531

Peritumoral and nodal muciphages.

  title={Peritumoral and nodal muciphages.},
  author={G. De Petris and R. Lev and S. Siew},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  volume={22 5},
Three patients who underwent surgery for cancer showed Alcian blue positive cells in the sinusoids of the regional lymph nodes and, in one case, extensive infiltration in the soft tissues around the tumor. The cells contained variably sized vacuoles that occasionally indented the nuclei, imparting a signet-ringlike appearance. They were interpreted as muciphages based on morphology, reactivity with mucin stains, positive immunohistochemical staining for KP-1 and Mac-387, and negative staining… Expand
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