Rare presentation of Brunner's gland adenoma: another differentiation in patients with recurrent "idiopathic" pancreatitis.


BACKGROUND Brunner's gland adenoma (BGA) is an unusual benign neoplasm arising from Brunner's glands in the duodenum. When symptomatic it presents either with duodenal obstruction or bleeding. However, pancreatitis secondary to ampullary obstruction from a BGA is very rare. METHODS A 23-year-old female presented with recurrent episodes of "idiopathic… (More)


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