Hypopituitarism following head injury--a case report.


A 16 year-old boy sustained fracture of the floor of the right orbital fossa in a road traffic accident with resultant diplopia and right enophthalmos. Symptoms of hypocortisolism subsequently developed. About two years after the trauma, pubertal changes which had occurred at 13-14 years had completely regressed. Endocrine testings confirmed clinical… (More)