Eyüp Murat Yılmaz1, Erdem Barış Cartı1, Altay Kandemir2

1Department of General Surgery, Adnan Menderes University School of Medicine, Aydın, Turkey
2Department of Gastroenterology, Adnan Menderes University School of Medicine, Aydın, Turkey


Gallstone ileus is a relatively rare pathology, most commonly obstructing the terminal ileum. Bouveret Syndrome, leading to gastric outlet obstruction and seen with an incidence of less than 1%, is a syndrome met particularly in elderly patients and developing as the result of cholecysto-enteric fistula. In this report, we presented a 95-year-old case diagnosed with Bouveret Syndrome.

Keywords: Obstruction, gallstone ileus, Bouveret syndrome

Cite this paper as: Yılmaz EM, Cartı EB, Kandemir A. Rare cause of duodenal obstruction: Bouveret syndrome. Turk J Surg 2018; 10.5152/turkjsurg.2017.3794.


Peer Review

Externally peer-reviewed.

Author Contributions

Concept - E.M.Y., A.K.; Design - E.M.Y., E.B.C.; Supervision - E.B.C., E.M.Y.; Resource - E.M.Y., A.K.; Materials - E.B.C.; Data Collection and/or Processing - A.K.; Analysis and/or Interpretation - A.K.; Literature Search - E.M.Y., E.B.C.; Writing Manuscript - E.M.Y.; Critical Reviews - E.M.Y.

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The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

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The authors declared that this study has received no financial support.