Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions
Brunner gland nodule

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 February 2018, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Brunner gland nodule small bowel

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Brunner gland nodule. website. Accessed October 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Nodular proliferation of normal Brunner glands, ducts, stroma
  • Also called Brunner gland hyperplasia or adenoma
  • Usually in mid duodenum
  • Associated with erosions and duodenitis
  • May cause melena or obstruction
  • Probably not neoplastic
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