• A patient had umbilical metastasis from a carcinoma of the stomach. The umbilical lesion (Sister Joseph's nodule) is a characteristic sign of metastatic tumor, and the diagnosis was confirmed by biopsy. The cutaneous metastasis was associated with visceral metastases.
(Arch Dermatol 111:1478-1479, 1975)
Samitz MH. Umbilical Metastasis From Carcinoma of the StomachSister Joseph's Nodule. Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(11):1478-1479. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630230080015