Resident Rounds Part II: Useful Immunohistochemical Stains for Differentiating Various Skin Conditions

May 2014 | Volume 13 | Issue 5 | Features | 613 | Copyright © May 2014

Jaimie B. Glick MD and Ravneet Ruby Kaur MD

Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Immunohistochemical stains can be used to help determine the differentiation of cells in various skin lesions. We have grouped some of the more common immunohistochemical stains in a manner that may facilitate comparison among disease entities.
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