Een 84-jarige man met onverklaarde maagretentie

Diagnose in beeld
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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