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Vimentin and leukocyte common antigen-negative molding cells in pleural effusions of patients with small cell lung carcinoma.
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  • Q Jackie Cao, MD, Baystate Health
  • Patricia Krebs, MD, Baystate Health
  • Roxanne Florence, MD, Baystate Health
  • Robert Goulart, MD, Baystate Health
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Article, Peer-reviewed
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OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the presence of vimentin and leukocyte common antigen (LCA)-negative molding cells (VLNMC) could help in identifying rare small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) cells. STUDY DESIGN: Thirty-four cell blocks of pleural effusions (P

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Acta Cytol 2003 Nov-Dec;47(6):1033-7. JIF= 1.013