Een 84-jarige man met onverklaarde maagretentie
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27-05-2014
Thomas C.F. Foets, Bas L.A.M. Weusten, H.W. (Wouter) van Es en Djamila Boerma

An 84 year old man with gastric outlet obstruction

An 84-year-old man was admitted with 4 days of postprandial emesis. Gastroscopy revealed the presence of a large gallstone in the duodenal bulb causing gastric outlet obstruction. The patient was diagnosed with Bouveret’s syndrome. Treatment consisted of gastrotomy with removal of the gallstone.

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