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Stains
Cytokeratin 18 (CK18, K18)

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 18 October 2013, last major update June 2005
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PubMed Search: CK18[title]

General
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Uses by pathologists
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Positive staining - normal
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Positive staining - not carcinoma
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Positive staining - carcinoma
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Negative staining
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Micro images
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Choroid plexus papilloma

Colon (normal)

Liver and bile ducts are CK18+

Neuroendocrine carcinoma (unknown site)

Placenta


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

Additional references
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End of Stains > Cytokeratin 18 (CK18, K18)


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