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Table 3 Hyaluronan staining in human endometrium and its lesions

From: Hyaluronan synthases (HAS1-3) and hyaluronidases (HYAL1-2) in the accumulation of hyaluronan in endometrioid endometrial carcinoma

  HA-staining
intensity
  HA-staining
intensity
 
  Epithelium*    Stroma*   
  n.d. weak moderate strong n.d. weak moderate strong
Normal n = 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 (60%; 10-90%) 0
Proliferating pm n = 5 5 0 0 0 0 3 1 (30%) 1 (100%)
Hyperplasia # n = 2 0 1 (5%) 1 (40%) 0 0 1 (40%) 0 1 (30%)
Grade 1 n = 8 1 0 5 (2-5%) 2 (5-10%) 0 0 5 (70%; 20-80%) 3 (80%; 50-100%)
Grade 2+3 n = 8 1 0 4 (15%; 10-60%) 3 (30%; 20-30%) 0 0 2 (50-80%) 6 (80%; 20-90%)
  1. * num. of samples with % of positive cells (% in median; range when necessary)
  2. n.d. = not detected/negative
  3. # complex atypical hyperplasia
  4. pm = post-menopausal
  5. ‡ endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma