Skip to main content

Table 2 Diagnostic findings from patient specimens (formalin fixed and paraffin embedded)

From: Peritoneal mesothelioma in a woman who has survived for seven years: a case report

Section Result of Examination
Formalin fixed Atypical epithelioid cells present
  Higher nuclear:cytoplasmic ratio
Paraffin embedded Presence of nodules of cellular tumor
  Positive for HBME-1 and EMA
  Absence of tumor in lymph nodes
  Adipose tissue, omentum: low-grade epithelioid mesothelioma