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ea0081ep769 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

A challenging case of sheehan syndrome

Rita Elvas Ana , Vieira Ine s , Melo Miguel , Rodrigues Di rcea , Gomes Maria Leonor , Paiva Isabel

Introduction: Sheehan Syndrome (SS) is a cause of hypopituitarism resulting from postpartum pituitary infarction. Its frequency is decreasing worldwide, particularly in developed countries due to advances in obstetric care. Case report: A 50-year-old female patient was admitted to the emergency department with complains of progressive pain in the lower hemithorax and abdomen. She also referred constipation, weight gain and asthenia. The initial laborator...

ea0081ep810 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Hypopituitarism in adults - the importance of clinical suspicion

Rita Elvas Ana , Lavrador Mariana , Melo Miguel , Barros Lui sa , Gomes Maria Leonor , Paiva Isabel

Introduction: Hypopituitarism is a rare entity that can have different aetiologies. Symptoms are usually progressive and non-specific; therefore, many patients are underdiagnosed and untreated. We present a clinical case of a patient presenting septic shock, hyponatremia and central hypothyroidism.Case report: A 46-year-old man was admitted in ICU for septic shock of unknown origin and multiorgan failure. Hormonal profile showed central hypothyroidism, p...