Gamna-Gandy bodies

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Patient Data

Gender: Male
MRI

Marked splenomegaly with multiple splenic foci of low signal, they are tiny innumerable (Gamma gandy bodies).

Case Discussion

Splenic siderotic nodules (also known as Gamna-Gandy bodies) of the spleen is most commonly encountered in portal hypertension. The pathophysiological process is the result of microhaemorhage resulting in haemosiderin and calcium deposition followed by fibroblastic reaction.

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Case information

rID: 28752
Case created: 10th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Nov 2015
Tag: mri
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