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Synonyms for gland

any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream

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Brunner glands develop from the bottom of these crypts in the duodenum.
According to Stolte, (2) in 1973, Becker (3) had drawn attention to the existence of a localized chronic pancreatitis, using the term Rinnenpankreatitis, in the German literature, but Stolte et al (2) brought the term groove pancreatitis to the English literature in 1982 with the addition of other histologic features, such as Brunner gland hyperplasia and common bile duct tubular stenosis.
Obstruction or incompetence of the minor papilla, secondary to variable Brunner gland hyperplasia, may be involved.
proximal duodenum showed ulcerated duodenal mucosa with lobular proliferation of brunner glands in the submucosa and few of the glands were cystically dilated.
The duodenum shows Brunner gland hyperplasia and variable thickening and disarray of the muscular layer, due to smooth muscle hyperplasia and fibrosis (Figure 19).
We report a case of Brunner gland hamartoma of the duodenal bulb with unusual histologic features.
Brunner gland hyperplasia usually denotes abundant Brunner glands with atrophic villi and crypts in the adjacent mucosa.