M. DAVID DEREN, M.D.; PHILIP D. HENRY, M.D.
The object of this paper is to present a case of Brunner's gland adenoma which intermittently both bled and obstructed the pyloric opening, to review the literature briefly, and to discuss the diagnostic aspects.
Tumors of the small intestine are about one-tenth as common as those of the large bowel,1 and comprise about 23% of all benign tumors of the gastrointestinal tract.2 These benign tumors are seldom encountered surgically, since they rarely grow to a size sufficient to cause symptoms.
The most common benign tumors of the small intestine are the adenomas, one fourth of which are located in the
DEREN MD, HENRY PD. ADENOMA OF BRUNNER'S GLANDS1. Ann Intern Med. 1956;44:180–187. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-1-180
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(1):180-187.
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