CD56

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CD56 is a commonly available immunostain that is seen in a number of tumours. It is a sensitive marker of neuroendocrine differentiation.

Positive

Carcinomas

Lymphoid

Others

See also

References

  1. Kurokawa, M.; Nabeshima, K.; Akiyama, Y.; Maeda, S.; Nishida, T.; Nakayama, F.; Amano, M.; Ogata, K. et al. (May 2003). "CD56: a useful marker for diagnosing Merkel cell carcinoma.". J Dermatol Sci 31 (3): 219-24. PMID 12727026.
  2. 2.0 2.1 URL: http://www.nordiqc.org/Epitopes/CD56/CD56.htm. Accessed on: September 13, 2014.
  3. Bahrami, A.; Gown, AM.; Baird, GS.; Hicks, MJ.; Folpe, AL. (Jul 2008). "Aberrant expression of epithelial and neuroendocrine markers in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma: a potentially serious diagnostic pitfall.". Mod Pathol 21 (7): 795-806. doi:10.1038/modpathol.2008.86. PMID 18487991.