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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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The duodenum shows Brunner gland hyperplasia and variable thickening and disarray of the muscular layer, due to smooth muscle hyperplasia and fibrosis (Figure 19).
According to the most prevalent finding, paraduodenal pancreatitis has been reported as Brunner gland hamartoma, as leiomyoma or sarcoma, or as duodenal duplication.
We report a case of Brunner gland hamartoma of the duodenal bulb with unusual histologic features.