Small intestine & ampulla
Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions
Brunner gland nodule

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 13 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Brunner gland nodule small bowel

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Brunner gland nodule. website. Accessed August 7th, 2020.
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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