Brunner's glands


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Related to Brunner's glands: Peyer's patches, Paneth Cells, Crypts of Lieberkuhn, Plicae circulares

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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He underwent two upper gastrointestinal endoscopies for hemostasis of Brunner's gland hyperplasia, but he remained symptomatic with melena and tachycardia, and low hematocrit / hemoglobin level with increasing transfusion requirements.
Brunner's gland hyperplasia is a rare entity which is usually diagnosed and treated by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Brunner's gland hamartomas: clinical presentation and pathological features of 27 cases.
Gastric outlet obstruction by Brunner's gland hyperplasia in an 8-year-old child.
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