The diagnostic utility of immunohistochemistry in distinguishing between epithelioid mesotheliomas and squamous carcinomas of the lung: a comparative study

@article{Ordez2006TheDU,
  title={The diagnostic utility of immunohistochemistry in distinguishing between epithelioid mesotheliomas and squamous carcinomas of the lung: a comparative study},
  author={Nelson G. Ord{\'o}{\~n}ez},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={19},
  pages={417-428}
}
As both mesotheliomas and squamous carcinomas can present a wide variety of morphological patterns, they can on occasion be confused. Recently, some groups of investigators have called attention to the difficulties that sometimes exist in distinguishing between these malignancies and the need to define a panel of markers that can assist in reaching the correct diagnosis. The aim of the present study is to compare the value of the various immunohistochemical markers currently available for the… CONTINUE READING