Brunner's gland adenoma of duodenum: report of two cases

Li Lu, Ruotong Li, Guojing Zhang, Zhicheng Zhao, Weihua Fu, Weidong Li
International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology 2015, 8 (6): 7565-9
Brunner's gland adenoma is a rare tumor of the duodenum and might also be an unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding or obstruction. The pathogenesis of Brunner gland hamartoma of the duodenum is unknown. We report two cases of Brunner's gland adenoma. Surgical resection was carried out because the tumor size was big in both cases and one accompanied with bleeding. Pathological examination revealed submucosal nodular hyperplasia of the Brunner's glands.

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