Bouveret, Leon

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Leon, French physician, 1850-1926.
Bouveret disease
Bouveret syndrome - paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia; - gastric outlet obstruction due to gallstone passing into the duodenal bulb through a choledochoduodenal or cholecystoduodenal fistula.
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In addition, cases of gallstones obstructing the gastric output have been reported; this was called Bouveret syndrome after the name of Leon Bouveret who reported two cases for the first time in 1896 (4,5).
This type of gallstone ileus was first described by the Beaussier in 1770 and again by Leon Bouveret in 1896 [5].
In 1893 Leon Bouveret first described this syndrome, in which one or more gallstones pass into the duodenum through a biliary fistula causing gastric outlet obstruction.