Splenic siderotic nodules

Case contributed by Sandeep Singh Awal
Diagnosis almost certain


Middle-aged male presented with vague abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Normal sized spleen shows multiple tiny echogenic foci scattered within the splenic parenchyma. 

No evidence of any posterior acoustic shadowing by the echogenic foci.

Splenic contour appears normal. No collection/abscess within the splenic parenchyma.

Case Discussion

Above features are suggestive of Splenic siderotic nodules, also known as Gamna-Gandy bodies.

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