Bouveret's syndrome as an unusual cause of gastric outlet obstruction: A case report

Deepak Joshi, Ali Vosough, Tom M. Raymond, Chris Fox, Arun Dhiman

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An 83 year old caucasian gentleman presented with vomiting and left sided abdominal pain. A subsequent upper GI endoscopy demonstrated a large smooth mass impacted within the duodenum. A cholecysto-duodenal fistula was discovered at laparotomy, with a large gallstone impacted in the duodenum. A diagnosis of Bouveret's syndrome was made. The management of this rare cause of gastric outlet obstruction is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number73
JournalJournal of Medical Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2007

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