Cytokeratin 19 immunolocalization in cell block preparation of thyroid aspirates: An adjunct to fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Papillary
  • Keratins
  • Paraffin Embedding
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tissue Fixation

abstract

  • Cytokeratin 19 immunostaining of cell block preparations of thyroid aspirates serves as a useful tool for the diagnosis of papillary carcinoma. Strong immunostaining (3+) for CK-19 aids in accurate diagnosis of malignancy in cytomorphologically equivocal cases of papillary carcinoma.

publication date

  • May 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12708901

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 579

end page

  • 83

volume

  • 127

number

  • 5