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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 540-543

Cytological diagnosis of metastatic ovarian carcinoma in a young female presenting as Sister Mary Joseph's Nodule


Department of Pathology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Navatha Vangala
Department of Pathology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad - 500 082, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/mjdrdypu.mjdrdypu_243_18

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Sister Mary Joseph's nodule (SMJN) is a rare manifestation referring to a malignant metastatic umbilical nodule. It is a sign of advanced stage of malignancy and can be the earliest sign even before detection of primary malignancy. This case report describes a young female with metastatic high-grade ovarian serous carcinoma presenting as SMJN diagnosed on cytology.


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