Gamna-Gandy bodies

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Gam·na-Gan·dy bod·ies

(gahm'nă gan'dē),
small firm spheroidal or irregular foci that are yellow-brown, brown, or rusted color, occurring chiefly in the spleen in such conditions as congestive splenomegaly and sickle cell disease, and consisting of relatively dense fibrous tissue or collagenous fibers impregnated with iron pigment and calcium salts; probably result from organization and scarring of sites where small perivascular hemorrhages occurred.

Gamna,

Carlos, Italian physician, 1896-1950.
Gamna disease - a form of chronic splenomegaly.
Gamna-Favre bodies - characteristic, relatively large, intracytoplasmic basophilic inclusion bodies observed in lymphogranuloma venereum.
Gamna-Gandy bodies - small firm spheroidal or irregular foci occurring chiefly in the spleen in such conditions as congestive splenomegaly and sickle cell disease. Synonym(s): Gandy-Gamna bodies; siderotic nodules
Gandy-Gamna bodies - Synonym(s): Gamna-Gandy bodies

Gandy,

Charles, French physician, 1872–.
Gamna-Gandy bodies - see under Gamna
Gandy-Gamna bodies - Synonym(s): Gamna-Gandy bodies
Gandy-Nanta disease - siderotic splenomegaly.