Gamna disease

Gam·na dis·ease

(gahm'nă),
a form of chronic splenomegaly characterized by conspicuous thickening of the capsule and the presence of multiple, small, rustlike, brown foci (Gamna-Gandy bodies), which contain iron; this condition may be observed in fibrocongestive splenomegaly, sickle cell disease, and some examples of hemochromatosis.

Gam·na dis·ease

(gahm'nă di-zēz')
A form of chronic splenomegaly characterized by conspicuous thickening of the capsule and the presence of multiple, small, rustlike, brown foci (Gamna-Gandy bodies), which contain iron; this condition may be observed in fibrocongestive splenomegaly, sickle cell disease, and some examples of hemochromatosis.

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