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Small bowel (small intestine)

Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions

Brunnerís gland hamartoma


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 January 2013, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Rare benign lesion of duodenum composed of adipose tissue, hyperplastic Brunnerís glands, cystic ducts lined by ciliated cells (World J Gastroenterol 2004;10:2616)

Case reports
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● 43 year old man with Brunner gland hamartoma of the duodenal bulb with multiple ciliated cysts (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:734)
● 53 year old woman with epigastric pain (Case of Week #263)

Clinical images
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Various images

Gross description
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● Pedunculated tumor of submucosa

Gross images
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Various images

Micro description
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● Adipose tissue, hyperplastic Brunnerís glands, cystic ducts lined by ciliated cells

Micro images
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Various images

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