ea0049ep1012 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2017
, Martins Ana Filipa
, Araujo Alexandra
, Vale Sonia do
Introduction: Postpartum infarction of the anterior pituitary, known as Sheehans syndrome, is a rare cause of hypopituitarism. In many cases, the hormones deficiency is sequential which implies late diagnoses.Case Report 1: A 51-year-old woman was observed because her mother had medullary thyroid carcinoma. She had no evidence of endocrine neoplasia. Nevertheless, she was experiencing fatigue, hair loss and dry skin for several months. Her history ...