Large Brunneroma presenting with bleeding

Indian J Gastroenterol. Sep-Oct 2002;21(5):201-2.

Abstract

Brunner's gland adenoma (Brunneroma) is a rare entity. We report a patient who presented with severe anemia due to bleed from a large Brunneroma arising from the duodenal bulb, and was managed successfully by surgical excision of the tumor.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenoma / complications*
  • Adenoma / pathology
  • Adenoma / surgery
  • Adult
  • Brunner Glands / pathology*
  • Brunner Glands / surgery
  • Duodenal Neoplasms / complications*
  • Duodenal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Duodenal Neoplasms / surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / pathology
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / surgery
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Melena / diagnosis