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Bouveret’s syndrome

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 12 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6480
  1. Dina Hikmat, radiology registrar1,
  2. Sumita Chawla, consultant gastroenterological and genitourinary radiologist1,
  3. John Curtis, consultant chest radiologist1,
  4. Nikhil Misra, consultant trauma surgeon2
  1. 1Department of Radiology, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
  2. 2Department of Surgery, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  1. Correspondence to: D Hikmat dinahikmat{at}

An 88 year old man presented with a five day history of faeculent vomiting and no bowel movement. Lactate was raised (3.6 …

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