PMID: 19096256Dec 20, 2008Paper

A case of giant Brunner's gland hyperplasia combined with adenomyomatous hyperplasia

The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi
Joo Won ChungSeungmin Bang


Brunner's gland hyperplasia is a rare tumor of the duodenum and might also be an unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. In symptomatic patients, treatment requires either surgical resection or endoscopic polypectomy. We report a case of upper gastrointestinal bleeding from a pedunculated Brunner's gland hyperplasia in the duodenal bulb. Endoscopic resection using the detachable snare and hemoclipping was instituted to remove a large pedunculated polyp. The pathologic diagnosis was Brunner's gland hyperplasia with adenomyomatous hyperplasia.

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