Table 4

Results of β-catenin and E-cadherin immunostaining of primary bladder adenocarcinoma, metastatic and primary colorectal adenocarcinoma and urothelial carcinoma
PBA MCA CA UC
Beta-Catenin CM+N 2 (16.7%)* 9 (75%) 5 (100%) 0
CM only 10 (83.3%) 3 (25%) 0 5 (100%)
Total 12 12 5 5
E-cadherin CM+N 7 (58.3%) 3 (25%) 0 0
CM only 5 (41.7%) 9 (75%) 5 (100%) 5 (100%)
Total 12 12 5 5

*-Nuclear staining seen in <10% cells.

CA Colorectal adenocarcinoma, CM cytoplasmic staining with membranous accentuation, MCA metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma, N nuclear, UC urothelial carcinoma.

Roy et al.

Roy et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:151   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-151

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