Pseudo Sister Mary Joseph's nodule

Rafael Amaro, Jeffrey A. Goldstein, Cynthia M. Cely, Arvey I. Rogers

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The Sister Mary Joseph's nodule is a significant finding in the physical examination. It is sometimes the only indication of an intra-abdominal metastatic malignancy. We report a patient who presented with an umbilical nodule that was discovered to be an omphalith. A review of the literature discusses the Sister Mary Joseph's nodule and this unusual finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1949-1950
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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