A case report of Sheehan’s syndrome with acute onset, hyponatremiaand severe anemia

A case report of Sheehan’s syndrome with acute onset, hyponatremiaand severe anemia

Authors

  • S. Anfuso
  • T. S. Petrelli
  • E. Soncini
  • P. Chiodera, et al.

Keywords:

Sheehan’s syndrome, panhypopituitarism, postpartum hemorrhage, hyponatremia, anemia, pregnancy

Abstract

Sheehan’s syndrome is a well-known cause of panhypopituitarism secondary to pituitary apoplexy, that generally occurs after an intra- or postpartum bleeding episode characterized by severe hypertension or hemorrhagic shock. The diagnosis can be difficult and is often formulated after some years from the syndrome occurrence. We report the case of a woman with an early diagnosis of early-onset Sheehan’s syndrome associated with severe hyponatremia following dystocic childbirth complicated by postpartum hemorrhage.

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Published

01-04-2009

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CASE REPORTS

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Anfuso S, Petrelli TS, Soncini E, Chiodera, et al. P. A case report of Sheehan’s syndrome with acute onset, hyponatremiaand severe anemia. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2009 Apr. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 23];80(1):73-6. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/1241