Gamna disease

Gamna disease
Gam·na disease (gahmґnə) [Carlo Gamna, Italian physician, 1896–1950] see under disease.

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  • Gamna disease — a form of splenomegaly, with thickening of the splenic capsule and the presence of small brownish areas (Gamna nodules), which are usually surrounded by a hematogenous zone; ferruginous pigment is deposited in the splenic pulp …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gamna nodules — Gandy Gamna nodules brown or yellow pigmented nodules seen in the spleen in certain cases of enlargement, such as Banti disease and siderotic splenomegaly …   Medical dictionary

  • Gamna — Carlos, Italian physician, 1896–1950. See G. disease, G. Favre bodies, under body, Gandy G. bodies, under body, G. Gandy bodies, under body, G. Gandy nodules, under nodule …   Medical dictionary

  • body — 1. The head, neck, trunk, and extremities. The human b., consisting of head (caput), neck (collum), trunk (truncus), and limbs (membra). 2. The material part of a human, as distinguished from the …   Medical dictionary

  • Nodule — A small solid collection of tissue, a nodule is palpable (can be felt). It may range in size from greater than 1.0 cm (3/8 inch) to somewhat less than 2 cm (13/16 inch) in diameter. A nodule may be present in the epidermis, dermis or subcutis (at …   Medical dictionary

  • Gandy — Charles, French physician, *1872. See Gamna G. bodies, under body, Gamna G. nodules, under nodule, G. Gamna bodies, under body, G. Nanta disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Favre — Maurice J., French physician, 1876–1954. See Gamna F. bodies, under body, Nicolas F. disease. Maurice Jules, French physician, 1876–1954. See Goldmann F. syndrome. SEE ALSO: Goldmann F. syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • granulomatosis — Any condition characterized by multiple granulomas. allergic g. SYN: Churg Strauss syndrome. lipid g., lipoid g. SYN: xanthomatosis. lymphomatoid g. angiocentric malignant lymphoma of the …   Medical dictionary

  • Maurice Favre — (1876 – 1954) was a French dermatologist who gave his name to Durand Nicolas Favre disease and Gamna Favre bodies. External links Maurice Favre at Who Named It? Persondata Name Favre, Maurice Alternative names …   Wikipedia

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