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Small bowel (small intestine)

Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions

Brunnerís gland nodule


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 21 April 2014, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Nodular proliferation of normal Brunnerís glands, ducts, stroma
● Also called Brunnerís gland hyperplasia or adenoma
● Usually in mid duodenum
● Associated with erosions and duodenitis
● May cause melena or obstruction
● Probably not neoplastic

Case reports
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● 16 year old boy with upper GI hemorrhage (Singapore Med J 2008;49:81)
● 40 year old man with upper GI bleeding (Turk J Gastroenterol 2011;22:419)

Micro images
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