The histology and immunohistochemistry of small cell mesothelioma.

  title={The histology and immunohistochemistry of small cell mesothelioma.},
  author={Frederick George Mayall and Allen R. Gibbs},
  volume={20 1},
The object of this study was to describe the histology and immunohistochemistry of 13 small cell mesotheliomas, concentrating on reliable distinctions between them and small cell carcinoma. All 13 tumours showed regions of more typical mesothelioma if multiple blocks were examined. No tumours showed the streams, ribbons, rosettes, or haematoxyphilic blood vessels that are typical of small cell carcinoma. Mitotic figures were relatively scarce and the nuclei had a particularly characteristic… CONTINUE READING