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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 69, No. 2, 2007, pp. 62-64
Bioline Code: is07021
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 69, No. 2, 2007, pp. 62-64

 en Case Report - Umbilical metastasis from carcinoma lung
Wilkinson, T Raju Vinay & Wilkinson, Anne


Umbilical metastases from malignant neoplasms are also termed as sister Mary Joseph's nodule. These nodules are commonly adenocarcinomas with the commonest primary sites in intraabdominal organs. Carcinomas of the lung very rarely metastasize to the umbilicus. A case of a patient who came with an umbilical nodule as the presenting feature of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung is being described. The uncommon presentation and rare site of metastasis of lung carcinoma is being reported.

Lung, squamous cell carcinoma, umbilical metastasis

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