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WT-1 staining in glioblastoma.

Wilms Tumor Protein 1, commonly known by the abbreviation WT-1, is a commonly used immunostain in gynecologic pathology and neuropathology.

Tumours with positive staining

Gynecologic pathology

Kidney pathology

Usually negative

See also


  1. Schittenhelm, J.; Beschorner, R.; Simon, P.; Tabatabai, G.; Herrmann, C.; Schlaszus, H.; Capper, D.; Weller, M. et al. (Feb 2009). "Diagnostic value of WT1 in neuroepithelial tumours.". Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 35 (1): 69-81. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2990.2008.00957.x. PMID 18466223.
  2. Yaziji, H.; Battifora, H.; Barry, TS.; Hwang, HC.; Bacchi, CE.; McIntosh, MW.; Kussick, SJ.; Gown, AM. (Apr 2006). "Evaluation of 12 antibodies for distinguishing epithelioid mesothelioma from adenocarcinoma: identification of a three-antibody immunohistochemical panel with maximal sensitivity and specificity.". Mod Pathol 19 (4): 514-23. doi:10.1038/modpathol.3800534. PMID 16554731.
  3. Al-Hussaini, M.; Stockman, A.; Foster, H.; McCluggage, WG. (Feb 2004). "WT-1 assists in distinguishing ovarian from uterine serous carcinoma and in distinguishing between serous and endometrioid ovarian carcinoma.". Histopathology 44 (2): 109-15. PMID 14764054.
  4. Watanabe, S.; Naganuma, H.; Shimizu, M.; Ota, S.; Murata, S.; Nihei, N.; Matsushima, J.; Mikami, S. et al. (2013). "Adult nephroblastoma with predominant epithelial component: a differential diagnostic candidate of papillary renal cell carcinoma and metanephric adenoma-report of three cases.". Case Rep Pathol 2013: 675875. doi:10.1155/2013/675875. PMID 24083046.
  5. Kounelis, S.; Kapranos, N.; Kouri, E.; Coppola, D.; Papadaki, H.; Jones, MW. (Apr 2000). "Immunohistochemical profile of endometrial adenocarcinoma: a study of 61 cases and review of the literature.". Mod Pathol 13 (4): 379-88. doi:10.1038/modpathol.3880062. PMID 10786803.

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