Brunner's glands


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Related to Brunner's glands: Peyer's patches, Paneth Cells, Crypts of Lieberkuhn, Plicae circulares

Brunner's glands

[′brən·ərz ‚glanz]
(anatomy)
Simple, branched, tubular mucus-secreting glands in the submucosa of the duodenum in mammals. Also known as duodenal glands; glands of Brunner.
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Brunner's gland hyperplasia is most often found in the proximal duodenum, representing the normal Brunner's glands distribution, with 70% found in the duodenal bulb, 26% in the second portion of the duodenum, and 4% in the third portion (2).
A case of Brunner's glands hyperplasia with diarrhea responsive to cimetidine.
Duodenal carcinoma with neoplastic transformation of the underlying Brunner's glands.
Gastric-type adenocarcinoma of the duodenal second portion histogenetically associated with hyperplasia and gastric-foveolar metaplasia of Brunner's glands.
Brunner's gland hyperplasia is usually asymptomatic and an incidental finding during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Here we report a rare case of hemorrhagic shock caused by intestinal bleeding from Brunner's gland hyperplasia.