Small intestine & ampulla

Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions

Brunner gland nodule

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 19 November 2020

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PubMed Search: Brunner gland nodule small bowel

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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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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