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Gamna Gandy bodies

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Malti


Cirrhotic patient.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

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 microhemorrhage resulting in hemosiderin and calcium deposition followed by fibroblastic reaction.

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Case information

rID: 50016
Published: 17th Dec 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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