Gandy-Gamna bodies

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Small yellow or brown nodules in the spleen present in congestive splenomegaly and sickle cell disease.

Description

Small yellow or brown haemorrhagic infarcts of the spleen present in congestive splenomegaly and sickle cell disease, due to deposition of haemosiderin and calcium. They are visible by MRI magnetic imaging as hypointense little nodules on T1W & T2W sequences.

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