Brunner's glands


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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 majority of Brunner's gland adenomas are small and asymptomatic.
Duodenal intussusception secondary to Brunner's gland adenomas was first described in 1931 by Kellogg and subsequently, in 1959, by Lempke.
Seo et al., "Inverted cystic tubulovillous adenoma involving Brunner's glands of duodenum," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Proliferation of Brunner's glands is seen in the resected specimen (a: x2, b: x20).
Navarro-Navarro et al., "Laparoscopically treated duodenalhamartoma of Brunner's glands," Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy, vol.
Chandrasoma, "Giant duodenal hamartoma consisting mainly of Brunner's glands," The American Journal of Surgery, vol.
Brunner's gland hyperplasia: An unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding.
Brunner's gland hyperplasia and hamartoma; imaging features with clinicopathologic correlation.
A case of Brunner's glands hyperplasia with diarrhea responsive to cimetidine.
Gastric-type adenocarcinoma of the duodenal second portion histogenetically associated with hyperplasia and gastric-foveolar metaplasia of Brunner's glands. Virchows Arch.
Prenatal development of the human Brunner's glands. Anat.
Immunocytochemical demonstration that human duodenal Brunner's glands may participate in intestinal defence.