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pleural effusion

Friday 17 May 2013

Types

- inflammatory pleural effusion

  • neutrophilic pleural effusion
  • eosinophilic pleural effusion
  • lymphocytic pleural effusion
  • histiocytic pleural effusion

- tumoral pleural effusion

Open references

- Immunohistochemical distinction between mesothelial and adenocarcinoma cells in serous effusions: a combination panel-based approach with a brief review of the literature. Murugan P, Siddaraju N, Habeebullah S, Basu D. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2009 Apr-Jun;52(2):175-81. PMID: #19332905# (Free)

References

- Diagnostic usefulness of EMA, IMP3, and GLUT-1 for the immunocytochemical distinction of malignant cells from reactive mesothelial cells in effusion cytology using cytospin preparations. Ikeda K, Tate G, Suzuki T, Kitamura T, Mitsuya T. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 Jun;39(6):395-401. doi: 10.1002/dc.21398 . PMID: #21574259#

- The use of immunohistochemistry to distinguish reactive mesothelial cells from malignant mesothelioma in cytologic effusions. Hasteh F, Lin GY, Weidner N, Michael CW. Cancer Cytopathol. 2010 Apr 25;118(2):90-6. doi: 10.1002/cncy.20071 . PMID: #20209622#

- Immunohistochemical panel for distinguishing between carcinoma and reactive mesothelial cells in serious effusions. Lee JS, Nam JH, Lee MC, Park CS, Juhng SW. Acta Cytol. 1996 Jul-Aug;40(4):631-6. PMID: #8693877#

- Significance of epithelial membrane antigen in the work-up of problematic serous effusions. Singh HK, Silverman JF, Berns L, Haddad MG, Park HK. Diagn Cytopathol. 1995 Jul;13(1):3-7. PMID: #7587872#

- Assessment of immunocytochemical and histochemical stainings in the distinction between reactive mesothelial cells and adenocarcinoma cells in body effusions. Chen CJ, Chang SC, Tseng HH. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei). 1994 Sep;54(3):149-55. PMID: #7954054#

- Markers for metastatic adenocarcinoma in serous effusion specimens. Shield PW, Callan JJ, Devine PL. Diagn Cytopathol. 1994;11(3):237-45. PMID: #7532566#

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  • Immunochemistry of effusion cytology