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25th European Congress of Endocrinology

Istanbul, Turkey
13 May 2023 - 16 May 2023

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Pituitary dysfunction in trauma

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Pituitary dysfunction in trauma

Kelestimur Fahrettin

The leading causes of TBI which may result in pituitary dysfunction are car accidents, falls, sports-related head injuries, violence and war accidents. The prevalence of pituitary dysfunction is approximately 15% following TBI. GH is the most common hormone lost after TBI, followed by gonadotropins (FSH and LH), ACTH and TSH. The proposed pathophysiological mechanisms responsible for the development of pituitary dysfunction after TBI include sella turcica fractures, genetic pr...