Diagnosis of Primary Hypophysitis in Germany.

  title={Diagnosis of Primary Hypophysitis in Germany.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Honegger and Sven Schlaffer and Christa Menzel and Michael Droste and Sandy Werner and Ulf Elbelt and Christian Strasburger and Sylv{\`e}re St{\"o}rmann and Anna K{\"u}ppers and Christine Streetz-van der Werf and Timo Deutschbein and Mareike R. Stieg and Roman Rotermund and Monika Milian and Stephan Petersenn},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={100 10},
CONTEXT Representative data on diagnostic findings in primary hypophysitis (PrHy) are scarce. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to collate consistent data on clinical features in a large series of patients with PrHy. Another objective was to gain information on current practice in a diagnostic work-up. DESIGN The Pituitary Working Group of the German Society of Endocrinology conducted a nationwide retrospective cross-sectional cohort study in Germany. PATIENTS Seventy-six patients… CONTINUE READING