Hamartoma of Brunner's glands causing massive haematemesis

Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
G KouraklisJ Delladetsima

Abstract

Brunner's gland hamartomas are very uncommon lesions and are usually asymptomatic. A 77-year-old man was urgently operated on for massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding, associated with haematemesis. A 3.5 x 3 x 3 cm mass arising from the anterior aspect of the first part of the duodenum was found. Histologic examination showed groups of Brunner-type glands without atypia; these coexisted with heterotopic pancreatic acini and ducts. This is a very rare cause of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding and may easily be confused with bleeding from a peptic ulcer.

References

Sep 1, 1986·Endoscopy·H T KhawajaD G Colin-Jones
Feb 1, 1968·The British Journal of Surgery·K L Jain, A A el Tayeb
Oct 1, 1958·Physiological Reviews·M L GROSSMAN
Jun 1, 1948·The American Journal of Digestive Diseases·A O WILENSKY

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Citations

Aug 1, 1997·Gastrointestinal Endoscopy·B WeisselbergS Bar-Meir
Dec 17, 1998·Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology·J ZangaraG Fantry
Nov 26, 2002·Gastrointestinal Endoscopy·Rushda MumtazFrancisco C Ramirez
Sep 1, 2000·Gastrointestinal Endoscopy·E ShemeshS Bar-Meir

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis fungal infections spread through inhaling Blastomyces dermatitidis spores. Discover the latest research on blastomycosis fungal infections here.

Nuclear Pore Complex in ALS/FTD

Alterations in nucleocytoplasmic transport, controlled by the nuclear pore complex, may be involved in the pathomechanism underlying multiple neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia. Here is the latest research on the nuclear pore complex in ALS and FTD.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Evolution of Pluripotency

Pluripotency refers to the ability of a cell to develop into three primary germ cell layers of the embryo. This feed focuses on the mechanisms that underlie the evolution of pluripotency. Here is the latest research.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Microbicide

Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Here is the latest research on microbicides.

Related Papers

Virchows Archiv. A, Pathological Anatomy and Histology
M StolteH Prestele
Pathology, Research and Practice
H RüfenachtF Harder
American Journal of Surgery
O F NielsenF M Roberts
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved