Extensive investigation of 114 patients with Sheehan's syndrome: a continuing disorder.

  title={Extensive investigation of 114 patients with Sheehan's syndrome: a continuing disorder.},
  author={Halit Diri and Fatih Tanriverdi and Zuleyha Karaca and Serkan Şenol and Kursad Unluhizarci and Ahmet Candan Durak and Hulusi M Atmaca and Fahrettin Keleştimur},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  volume={171 3},
OBJECTIVE Sheehan's syndrome (SS) is a well-known cause of hypopituitarism resulting from postpartum pituitary necrosis. Because of its rarity in Western society, its diagnosis is often overlooked. We aimed to investigate the clinical, laboratory, and radiological aspects of SS in a large number of patients. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective assessment of the medical records of 114 patients with SS was conducted. In addition, sella turcica volumes of 29 healthy women were compared with those of… CONTINUE READING
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