Acute evaluation of pituitary function in patients with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever.

Abstract

CONTEXT Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) can cause a fatal haemorrhagic syndrome. Pituitary ischaemia/infarction and necrosis are known causes of hypopituitarism, often remaining unrecognized because of subtle clinical manifestations. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to evaluate the effect of CCHF on pituitary function. SUBJECT AND METHODS Levels of serum… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2011.04173.x

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