Debat | Kronik 24/04
Bouverets syndrom er en sjælden komplikation i forbindelse med kolecystolitiasis og en variant af galdestensileus
Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V09160626
Bouveret’s syndrome – a rare complication in connection with cholecystolithiasis and a variant of gallstone ileus
Bouveret’s syndrome is a very rare complication to cholecystolithiasis resulting in gallstone ileus. It is caused by ectopic gallstones in the duodenum due to a bilioenteric fistula. Symptoms may include vomiting and upper abdominal pains. The condition is associated with high mortality, making it important to recognize. The treatment includes surgical removal of the gallstone. However, the optimal therapeutic approach has still not been found. In this case report a 59-year-old female with Bouveret’s syndrome is presented.