Sister Mary Joseph nodule-A case report with review of literature

Ishrat Hussain Dar, Muqtasid Ahmed Kamili, Showkat Hussain Dar, Faiz Ahmed Kuchaai


  • Sister Mary Joseph nodule or Sister Mary Joseph Sign refers to a palpable nodule bulging into the umbilicus as a result of metastasis of a malignant cancer in the pelvis or abdomen. A rare case of Sister Mary Joseph nodule, manifesting as ascites, cachexia and bleeding per rectum, is presented without any primary tumor despite extensive search for the same.


Umbilical nodule, Metastasis, FNAC.

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