ea0032p224 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013
Balasuriya Chandima N D
, Fougner Stine Lyngvi
, Bjorgaas Marit Rokne
Introduction: Postpartum necrosis of the anterior pituitary gland is well-described, but antepartum pituitary insufficiency (API) is reported only in a few women with type 1 diabetes (T1D). API has an abrupt onset and may have fatal outcome.Case report: A 36-year-old woman with T1D and laser-treated retinopathy became pregnant after repeated IVF. In gestational week (GW) 10, she used insulin 3442 U/day, HbA1c was 6.2% and cortisol (0800 h)...