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CASE REPORT
Year : 2004  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 99-100

Fine needle aspiration cytology of "Sister Joseph's Nodule" - Report of three cases


1 Lecturer, Department of Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak-124001 (Haryana), India
2 Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak-124001 (Haryana), India
3 Demonstrator, Department of Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak-124001 (Haryana), India

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Sanjay Kumar
House No. 41, Section 14, Rohtak, Haryana - 124 001
India
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The umbilical lesion termed as "Sister Joseph's Nodule", a rare site for metastases from internal malignancies is generally associated with poor prognosis. Fine needle aspiration cytology is a simple, rapid, inexpensive diagnostic procedure which preclude the need for umbilical biopsy or other complicated diagnostic investigations. We present three cases of Sister Joseph's nodule diagnosed on aspiration cytology.


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