Sister Mary Joseph nodule

Case contributed by Alexandra Stanislavsky
Diagnosis certain

Patient Data

Gender: Female

CT demonstrates multiple hepatic, nodal and lung metastases (the latter not shown), as well as an enhancing nodule in the umbilicus.  

  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Case Discussion

Patient with known esophageal cancer. A metastatic lesion in the umbilicus is eponymously referred to as a Sister Mary Joseph nodule.

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