Department of Digestive Disease, Heilongjiang Provincial Hospital
Available online: 2008-12-05
Brunner’s gland adenoma is a rare tumour of the duodenum, which is usually benign. A 71-year-old woman presenting with epigastric pain, upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage and melaena was reported in this paper. Upper gastro-intestinal (GI) endoscopy revealed a large pedunculated tumour on the superior part of the duodenal bulb. Endoscopic polypectomy was successfully performed by clipping and nylon thread without any complications. Histological examination revealed a Brunner’s gland adenoma.