Gamna Gandy bodies

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Malti

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Cirrhotic patient.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Multiple tiny echogenic foci diffusely involving the splenic parenchyma.

Case Discussion

Gamna Gandy bodies or splenic siderotic nodules are most commonly encountered in portal hypertension. The pathophysiological process is the result of microhaemorrhage resulting in haemosiderin and calcium deposition followed by fibroblastic reaction.

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Case information

rID: 50016
Case created: 14th Dec 2016
Last edited: 26th Jul 2017
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