Tenascin expression in intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive carcinoma of the uterine cervix.


OBJECTIVE To determine whether the expression of the matrix protein tenascin (TN) is of diagnostic or prognostic value in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). DESIGN Tenascin expression was evaluated in 75 formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded biopsy and surgical specimens of the uterine cervix. Specimens included 15 low-grade squamous neoplastic lesions… (More)


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