Myoglobin is a protein of 17.8 kD that is exclusive to skeletal muscle.  Antibodies to myoglobin are difficult to use and interpret1.

Diagnostic utility


Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry edited by Professor D. J. Dabbs, page 69.

1 Stock N, Chibon F, Binh MB, Terrier P, Michels JJ, Valo I, et al. Adult-type rhabdomyosarcoma: analysis of 57 cases with clinicopathologic description, identification of 3 morphologic patterns and prognosis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Dec;33(12):1850-9.


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