Polypoid hamartoma of Brunner's gland of the duodenum.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS Brunner's gland adenoma is an extremely rare but important entity. Controversy exists over its etiology and pathogenesis, but the present view is that it is a duodenal hamartoma with a predominance of Brunner's gland elements. METHODS A case of a 76-year-old woman with a reddish pedunculated polyp prolapsing between the bulb and the second… (More)

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