Intended for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) use. Anti-Factor XIIIa is useful in differentiating between dermatofibroma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and desmoplastic malignant melanoma. Positivity is also seen in capillary hemangioblastoma, hemangioendothelioma, hemangiopericytoma, xanthogranuloma, xanthoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, glomus tumor, and meningioma.
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