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Surgical management of giant Brunner's gland hamartoma: case report and literature review

Zoe A Stewart, Ralph H Hruban, Elliot F Fishman, Christopher L Wolfgang
World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009, 7: 68
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Brunner's gland hamartomas (BGH) are uncommon benign tumors of the duodenum forming mature Brunner's glands. We report here an unusual case of a giant BGH that was not amenable to endoscopic or surgical local resection thus requiring a pancreaticoduodenectomy for extirpation. The relevant literature is discussed.

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