High risk of hypopituitarism in patients who recovered from hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.

@article{Stojanovi2008HighRO,
  title={High risk of hypopituitarism in patients who recovered from hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.},
  author={Marko Stojanovi{\'c} and Sandra Peki{\'c} and Goran Cvijovi{\'c} and Dragana Milji{\'c} and M Dokni{\'c} and Marina Nikolic-Djurovic and Dragan V Micic and Rajko Hrva{\vc}evi{\'c} and Vidosava D Nesic and Vera Popovi{\'c}},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 7},
  pages={2722-8}
}
CONTEXT Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) caused by hantaviruses, is a severe systemic infection, with acute shock, vascular leakage, hypotension, and acute renal failure. Pituitary ischemia/infarction and necrosis are known causes of hypopituitarism, often remaining unrecognized due to subtle clinical manifestations. Cases of hypopituitarism after HFRS were previously only sporadically reported. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine, for the first time, the prevalence… CONTINUE READING
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