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Revista argentina de dermatología

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VASQUEZ, M et al. Nodule of sister Mary Joseph, associated with a colon cancer and umbilical metastasis. Rev. argent. dermatol. [online]. 2014, vol.95, n.4, pp.41-44. ISSN 1851-300X.

With the eponymous "nodule Sister Mary Joseph" we are referring to the presence of an umbilical lesion, usually of long duration, and it actually represents an umbilical cutaneous metastasis is usually related to intra-abdominal neoplasia. The case of a patient seen in the outpatient dermatology service of Private Hospital of Cordoba, which had umbilical lesion indicative nodule Sister Mary Joseph and was a primary manifestation of colon adenocarcinoma is presented.

Keywords : Umbilical metastasis; Sister Mary Joseph Nodule; Intra-abdominal cancer.

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