Cytokeratin 18 (CK18, K18)

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D.

Revised: 23 May 2018, last major update October 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CK18[title]
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Cytokeratin 18 (CK18, K18). website. Accessed November 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
Uses by pathologists
Positive staining - normal
Positive staining - not malignant
Positive staining - malignant
Negative staining
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Colon (normal)
CK 8 / 18 (5D3)
with intense cytoplasmic
and membranous staining

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Choroid plexus papilloma


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