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Rare form of a skin metastasis, usually originating from internal adenocarcinomas (stomach, ovaries, colon/rectum, pancreas). Metastasis per continuitatem is possible in peritoneal carcinomatosis, via umbilical vessels or via embryonic structures (urachus).
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The name refers to the surgical nurse Mary Joseph, who observed the occurrence of an umbilical node in an intra-abdominal malignancy in a hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Hamilton Bailey named this rare metasis pathway in her honor.
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- Bailey H (1949) Demonstrations of physical signs in clinical surgery. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore
- Bork K et al (2002) Umbilical metastasis of a gallbladder carcinoma: "Sister Mary Joseph's nodule". German Med Weekly 127: 553-556
- Boyde AM et al (2003) Sister Mary Joseph's nodule in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma. Histopathology 43: 303-304
- Clements AB (1952) Metastatic carcinoma of umbilicus. JAMA 150: 556-559
- Holzki G et al (1989) "Sister Joseph's module"--umbilical metastases of internal tumors. Dermatologist 40: 312-315
- Ishizawa T et al (1997) Sister Joseph's nodule: a case report and review of the Japanese literature. J Dermatol 24: 662-665
- Ständer S et al. (2016) Spontaneously occurring livid node in the navel. Dermatologist 67: 500-502
- Tam C et al (2002) Diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting as Sister Joseph's nodule. Leuk lymphoma 43: 2055-2057
Incoming links (6)Metastasis, umbilical; Navel concretion formation; Omphalomesenteric duct cyst; Pancreatic diseases skin changes; Sister joseph\'s nodule; Skin metastases;
Outgoing links (7)Carcinoma of the skin (overview); Endometriosis cutaneous; Lipoma (overview); Navel concretion formation; Nevus melanocytic (overview); Omphalomesenteric duct cyst; Skin metastases;
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