Sister Mary Joseph nodule

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Case Discussion

Patient with known oesophageal cancer.

CT demonstrates multiple hepatic, nodal and lung metastases (the latter not shown), as well as an enhancing nodule in the umbilicus.  A metastatic lesion in the umbilicus is eponymously referred to as a Sister Mary Joseph nodule.

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Case information

rID: 12990
Published: 15th Feb 2011
Last edited: 16th Aug 2018
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