Hypothalamic pituitary dysfunction amongst nasopharyngeal cancer survivors


Radiation fields for nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) include the base of skull, which places the hypothalamus and pituitary at risk of damage. We aimed to establish the prevalence, pattern and severity of hypothalamic pituitary (HP) dysfunction amongst NPC survivors. We studied 50 patients (31 males) with mean age 57 ± 12.2 years who had treatment for NPC… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11102-014-0593-6


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@article{Ratnasingam2014HypothalamicPD, title={Hypothalamic pituitary dysfunction amongst nasopharyngeal cancer survivors}, author={Jeyakantha Ratnasingam and N. K. A. Karim and S. Paramasivam and Lamiaa Fattouh Ibrahim and Lynette L.-Y. Lim and Antoine Tran Tan and Shireene Rathna Vethakkan and Adam Jalaludin and S. P. Chan}, journal={Pituitary}, year={2014}, volume={18}, pages={448-455} }