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Brunneroma: A Rare Cause of Duodeno-duodenal Intussusception

Aparna M Patankar, Anju M Wadhwa, Aneeta Bajaj, Amol Ingule, Prasad Wagle

Citation Information : M Patankar A, M Wadhwa A, Bajaj A, Ingule A, Wagle P. Brunneroma: A Rare Cause of Duodeno-duodenal Intussusception. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2016; 6 (1):84-88.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1174

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Brunner gland hamartoma (brunneroma) is a rare benign tumor of the duodenum. It is usually asymptomatic and detected incidentally by endoscopy or other imaging modality. The definitive diagnosis is based on histopathological findings. These may mimic tumors of other natures, such as gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), carcinoids, lipomas, and leiomyomas. Here, we present a case of duodenal polyp presenting with abdominal pain and obstructive symptoms that caused duodenal intussusception. It was surgically removed and found to be a brunneroma on histopathology.

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