Immunohistochemical expression of COX-2 and c-kit in metastatic uveal melanoma

Immunohistochemical expression of COX-2 and c-kit in metastatic uveal melanoma

Author Frota, Ana C. A. Google Scholar
Odashiro, Alexandre N. Google Scholar
Pereira, Patricia R. Google Scholar
Fernandes, Bruno F. Google Scholar
Godeiro, Katyanne Dantas Google Scholar
Souza Filho, Joao Pessoa Google Scholar
Burnier, Miguel N. Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
McGill Univ
Abstract Case report: We report a case of choroidal melanoma metastatic to the liver diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration. the biopsy sample was immunostained for COX-2 and c-kit.Comments: Accurate diagnosis and identification of potential therapeutic targets are important for subsequent therapy and can be achieved by radiologically guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy.
Keywords uveal melanoma
metastases
c-kit
COX-2
Language English
Date 2007-02-01
Published in Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology-Journal Canadien D Ophtalmologie. Ottawa: Canadian Ophthal Soc, v. 42, n. 1, p. 145-146, 2007.
ISSN 0008-4182 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Canadian Ophthal Soc
Extent 145-146
Origin http://www.canadianjournalofophthalmology.ca/article/S0008-4182(07)80226-2/pdf
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000245794000031
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/29508

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