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ea0019p248 | Pituitary | SFEBES2009

Anaemia leading to diagnosis of pan-hypopituitarism in an elderly gentleman

Rao Preethi , Mada Srikanth , Erukulapathi Ravi , Jones S

Introduction: Pituitary hormones play a vital role in the development of various organs since birth. Testosterone is essential not only for the development of primary and secondary sexual characteristics but also influences erythropoiesis. We describe a clinically challenging case of hypopituitarism presented as normochromic normocytic anaemia at the age of 74 years.Case: A 74 years gentleman with a background of previous Myocardial Infarction was referr...