Postpartum hypopituitarism; Postpartum pituitary insufficiency; Hypopituitarism Syndrome
Sheehan’s syndrome is a condition that may occur in a woman who has a severe uterine hemorrhage during childbirth. The resulting severe blood loss causes tissue death in her pituitary gland and leads to hypopituitarism following the birth.
by Potos A. Aagen, M.D.
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