Bouveret syndrome : a rare case of gallstone ileus further complicated by stone migration
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Bouveret syndrome is a rare cause of gastric outlet obstruction due to gallstone impaction in the pylorus or proximal duodenum. This paper reports a case of Bouveret syndrome in a 66-year-old male patient in whom pre-operative investigations revealed a gallstone within the distal stomach, but spontaneous migration of the stone resulted in intraoperative difficulty requiring further surgical exploration than originally anticipated.
Dunlop , H & Goodarzi , M 2020 , ' Bouveret syndrome : a rare case of gallstone ileus further complicated by stone migration ' , Cureus , vol. 12 , no. 10 , e11219 . https://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.11219
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