Table 4– Semiquantitative assessment of lymphangioleiomyomatosis/perivascular epithelioid cells (LC) and their distribution in the diseased lungs of five transplanted patients
PatientLC along cyst edgesLC along alveolar wallsLC along pulmonary arteries/veinsLC along lymphaticsLC along bronchiolesHMB45+LC
1++++++++++
2++++++++
3++++++++++++
4+++++++++UA
5+++++++++++++UA
  • HMB-45 staining was available in three patients and unavailable (UA) in two patients. +: mild; ++: moderate; +++: prominent.