Sister Joseph nodule

Sis·ter Jo·seph nod·ule

(sis'tĕr-jō'sĕf nod'yūl)
A malignant intraabdominal neoplasm metastatic to the umbilicus.
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Sister Mary Joseph Dempsey,

superintendent at Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic, and surgical assistant to Dr. William Mayo, c. 1928, 1856-1929.
Sister Joseph nodule - malignant intraabdominal neoplasm metastatic to the umbilicus. Synonym(s): Sister Mary Joseph nodule
Sister Mary Joseph nodule - Synonym(s): Sister Joseph nodule
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