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Immunostaining of glutamine synthetase is a sensitive and specific marker for diagnosing focal nodular hyperplasia in needle biopsy.

Authors
  • Tsai, J H
  • Jeng, Y M
  • Pan, C C
  • Lu, S W
  • Kuo, Y J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pathology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2012
Volume
44
Issue
7
Pages
605–610
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/PAT.0b013e32835817c6
PMID: 22990279
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Immunohistochemical staining of GS increases the diagnostic sensitivity of FNH in needle biopsy, especially in those without typical morphology. It also helps in differentiating FNH from other tumourous and non-tumourous lesions.

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