Sheehan's syndrome presenting with type III hyperlipoproteinaemia.

  title={Sheehan's syndrome presenting with type III hyperlipoproteinaemia.},
  author={Douglas Carr and H M Thornes and Anne Rutter and Roger D. Finney and Penelope R. Turner},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  volume={63 746},
A patient is described in whom the presenting feature of hypopituitarism was the development of palmar xanthomata associated with type III hyperlipoproteinaemia. Treatment of her secondary hypothyroidism with thyroxine caused resolution of the xanthomata and hyperlipidaemia, but the underlying compositional abnormality of the lipoproteins could still be… CONTINUE READING