JOURNAL ARTICLE

Duodenal intussusception of Brunner's gland adenoma mimicking a pancreatic tumour

L Limi, N C Liew, R H Badrul, M J Faisal, Y P K Daniel
Medical Journal of Malaysia 2010, 65 (4): 311-2
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Brunner's gland adenoma is a rare benign tumour of the duodenum. It is usually asymptomatic but may occasionally present with gastrointestinal haemorrhage and obstruction. We report a 40-year old lady, presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding and was found to have prolapsed and intussuscepted Brunner's gland adenoma of the duodenum, which mimicked the appearance of a tumour in the head of pancreas.

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