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November 1975

Umbilical Metastasis From Carcinoma of the Stomach: Sister Joseph's Nodule

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(11):1478-1479. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630230080015

• 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)