Fibronectin in eosinophilic globules of Spitz's nevi

H. Kamino, J. Jagirdar

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Abstract

Nine cases of Spitz's nevi, compound type, that had large homogeneous eosinophilic globules at the dermo-epidermal junction were stained with anti-fibronectin antibodies by the biotin-avidin indirect immunofluorescence technique. Fibronectin was demonstrated in all nine cases. This study demonstrates that fibronectin, which is present in the extracellular matrix material, is also localized in a homogeneous pattern in the eosinophilic globules of the Spitz's nevi.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)313-316
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Dermatopathology
Volume6
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dermatology

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