LOUIS E. LOMBARDI, M.D.; LAWRENCE PARSONS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Carcinoma of the umbilicus, either primary or occurring by metastasis has seldom been reported, but has long been known to occur. Osler,1 in the first edition of his textbook, speaking of cancer of the stomach, stated: ". . . Occasionally, a secondary metastatic growth occurs subcutaneously, either at the navel or beneath the skin in the vicinity. In an instance recently under observation in a patient with jaundice, which developed somewhat suddenly and was believed to be catarrhal, there were no signs of enlargement of the liver or tumor of the stomach, but a nodular body developed at the navel,
LOMBARDI LE, PARSONS L. CARCINOMA OF THE UMBILICUS METASTATIC FROM CARCINOMA OF THE STOMACH1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:290–293. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-2-290
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(2):290-293.
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