ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Progesterone receptor expression in fibromuscular dysplasia: A report of two unusual cases
Murat Erkan1, Şule Canberk2, Mine Önenerk3, Elif Sayman3, Pembegül Güneş3, Gökçen Orhan4
1Department of Pathology, Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, Acıbadem University, Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
4Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2019.15051
Fibromuscular dysplasia is rarely biopsied. Progesterone receptor expression in myofibroblastic cells is useful for the histopathological evaluation in difficult-to-diagnose cases. Herein, we report two unusual cases of fibromuscular dysplasia in which progesterone receptor expression was shown in vessel sections.
Keywords : Fibromuscular dysplasia, progesterone receptor, popliteal artery, coronary artery, spontaneous coronary artery dissection
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