Cytokeratin MNF 116

Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Minor changes: 5 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: MNF116[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Cytokeratin MNF 116. website. Accessed August 7th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Broad spectrum cytokeratin marker which stains high and low molecular weight cytokeratins (CK 5, 6, 8, 17 and probably 19)
Uses by pathologists
Positive staining - normal
Positive staining - disease
Negative stains
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Case of the Week #78

Cardiac myxoma with glandular differentiation

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Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma is MNF116+ (fig A)

Carcinoma in situ and invasive (various)-double immunostaining with collagen type IV

Primary cutaneous
localized amyloidosis:
MNF 116 stains the
amyloid (fig 3)

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