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cryptogenic cirrhosis

Wednesday 19 November 2003

Etiology

- mutations in cytokeratin-18 (KRT18)

References

- Zatloukal K, Stumptner C, Fuchsbichler A, Fickert P, Lackner C, Trauner M, Denk H. The keratin cytoskeleton in liver diseases. J Pathol. 2004 Nov;204(4):367-76. PMID: 15495250

- Ayata G, Gordon FD, Lewis WD, Pomfret E, Pomposelli JJ, Jenkins RL, Khettry U. Cryptogenic cirrhosis: clinicopathologic findings at and after liver transplantation. Hum Pathol. 2002 Nov;33(11):1098-104. PMID: 12454814