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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2011;28(1):84-89.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2011.28.1.84    Published online June 30, 2011.
A Case of Duodenal Brunner's Gland Adenoma Treated by Endoscopic Rescetion.
Sung Joon Kim, Min Geun Gu, Jun Suk Park, Kyeong Ok Kim, Si Hyung Lee, Tae Nyeun Kim, Jun Hyuk Choi
1Department of Internal Medicine, Collage of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Republic of Korea. cello7727@naver.com
2Department of Pathology, Collage of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Republic of Korea.
Abstract
Brunneroma, also known as Brunner's gland adenoma or harmatoma, is a very rare benign tumor of the duodenum, which is usually asymptomatic, and is discovered incidentally during endoscopic exam. These lesions are most commonly located in the duodenal bulb and clinical manifestations are variable. We report on a case of a large Brunner's gland adenoma in a 54-year-old man, which was successfully removed by endoscopic resection without complications, such as bleeding or perforation. Microscopically, it was composed entirely of variable Brunner's gland.
Key Words: Brunner's gland, Adenoma, Duodenum, Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal


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