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SHEEHAN SYNDROME

Endocrinology

SHEEHAN SYNDROME

1. Pituitary necrosis due to blood loss/hypotension during and after delivery.
2. Mild syndrome - amenorrhoea after pregnancy + failure to lactate.
3. Severe syndrome - amenorrhoea after pregnancy + lethargy + hypotension + failure to lactate.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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