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Immunohistochemistry: S100

schwannoma
melanoma
langerhans histiocytosis (S100 and CD1A)

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Peripheral nervous system

autonomic nervous system (vagus nerve, sympathetic ganglia)
Dorsal root ganglia
sensory nerves
schwann cells
cranial nerves

3

Ear

ossicles (maleus, incus, stapes)

4

Eye

Anterior chamber:
cornea
sclera
ciliary muscles
iris pigment cell (eye color)

5

Adrenal gland

chromaffin cells: gut function
catecholamines (sympathetic stimulation)

6

Mouth

Odontoblasts: dentin, teeth (neural crest toothpaste cells)

7

heart

aorticopulmonary septum

8

digestive system

enteric nervous system
celiac ganglion
enterochromaffin (serotonin)

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Thyroid

parafollicular c cells (calcitonin)

10

Skin

melanocytes