Stains
h-Caldesmon

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Revised: 10 November 2015, last major update June 2013

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Definition / general
Uses by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Colon-pericrytal fibroblast sheath (fig A)

Leiomyosarcoma, soft tissue (left); bladder (right, fig 2)

Lipoleiomyosarcoma (fig 4)



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Mixed tumor of vagina (fig D)

Positive staining - normal
  • Smooth muscle cells (vascular, visceral)
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining - normal
Negative staining - disease