Stains
Cytokeratin 15 (CK15, K15)

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 10 December 2015, last major update October 2013

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Definition / general
Uses by pathologists
  • No significant clinical use by pathologists
Positive staining - normal
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining
  • Cornea (central), sebaceous carcinomas and sebaceous neoplasms in Muir-Torre syndrome
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Skin (K15 in red)

Various epithelia

Additional references