Brunner's glands


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Brunner's glands

the specialized areas of the inner lining of the DUODENUM, lying at the bottom of the CRYPT OF LIEBERKUHN. The glands produce alkaline fluid and mucus but probably few or no digestive enzymes.

Brunner's glands

glands in the submucosa of the duodenum, opening into the small intestine; called also duodenal glands.
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Gastric-type adenocarcinoma of the duodenal second portion histogenetically associated with hyperplasia and gastric-foveolar metaplasia of Brunner's glands.
Brunner's gland hyperplasia is usually asymptomatic and an incidental finding during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Here we report a rare case of hemorrhagic shock caused by intestinal bleeding from Brunner's gland hyperplasia.
Two weeks before the patient had an episode of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and underwent an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with hemostasis and biopsy of a 2cm duodenal polyp, which revealed Brunner's gland hyperplasia.
He underwent a repeat upper gastrointestinal endoscopy for hemostasis of bleeding Brunner's gland hyperplasia (Fig.
A well-defined histopathologic classification of Brunner's gland lesions is still lacking, and the terms hyperplasia, hamartoma, adenoma and Brunneroma are currently being used without distinction (3).
Thickness of Brunner's glands and its clinical significance in duodenal ulcer disease.
Hamartoma of Brunner's glands causing obstruction of the ileum.
Effect of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide and somatostatin on secretion of epidermal growth factor and bicarbonate from Brunner's glands.
Neural pathways regulating Brunner's glands secretion in guinea pig duodenum in vitro.
Effect of secretin and somatostatin on secretion of epidermal growth factor from Brunner's glands in the rat.