Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Brunner gland nodule. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/smallbowelbrunnersgland.html. 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