Ultrastructural features of diffuse malignant mesotheliomas.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The distinction of malignant mesothelioma from tumors metastatic to the serosal membranes can often be made based on the results of histochemical or immunohistochemical studies. However, in some cases, these techniques are inadequate to make a firm diagnosis. In these instances, electron microscopic studies with the observation of a constellation of characteristic ultrastructural findings may permit an unequivocal diagnosis of mesothelioma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Oury, TD; Hammar, SP; Roggli, VL

Published Date

  • December 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1382 - 1392

PubMed ID

  • 9865823

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0046-8177

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0046-8177(98)90006-5


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States