SISTER MARY JOSEPH NODULE, A FORGOTTEN NODULE

Authors

  • Muhammad Akram
  • Muhammad Asif Baig
  • Saadat Ali

Abstract

Metastatic cancer of the umbilicus, known as Sister Mary Joseph nodule, is typically associated with visceral malignancy. It is an uncommon and rare presentation. It indicates disseminated disease and poor prognosis. Physicians need to be aware of this rare clinical condition so that they can promptly diagnose the primary cancer.Keywords: Sister Mary Joseph, umbilical nodule, gastric adenocarcinoma

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Published

2014-09-01

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