Endoscopic resection of a large Brunner's gland adenoma

J M Jansen, W N H M Stuifbergen, A W M van Milligen de Wit
Netherlands Journal of Medicine 2002, 60 (6): 253-5
Brunner's gland adenoma is a rare benign tumour of the duodenum. Less than 150 cases have been reported in English literature. We report a 73-year-old woman presenting with upper gastrointestinal obstructive symptoms and melena. Duodenoscopy revealed a large pedunculated tumour in the bulbus duodeni. Endoscopic snare polypectomy was successfully performed. Histological examination revealed a Brunner's gland adenoma. The literature on Brunner's gland adenoma is reviewed.

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