Pregnancy in a patient with hypopituitarism following surgery and radiation for a pituitary adenoma.

@article{Thomas2005PregnancyIA,
  title={Pregnancy in a patient with hypopituitarism following surgery and radiation for a pituitary adenoma.},
  author={Vinotha Thomas and Balasubramaniam Sathya and Stephanie George and Nihal Thomas},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={223-4}
}
This is a case of partial hypopituitarism resulting from surgery and radiation for a non- functioning pituitary macroadenoma. The patient had amenorrhea which was secondary to hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism and had been on L-thyroxine for central hypothyroidism. For pregnancy, ovulation was induced by gonadotrophins and this was followed by an intrauterine insemination. The antenatal period was uneventful and a Caesarean section was done at 33 weeks when the patient presented with preterm… CONTINUE READING

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