Partial Sheehan’s Syndrome with Primary Hypothyroidism- A Delayed Diagnosis

Authors

  • Nora Anwar Khan Honorary Medical Officer, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Rezaul Ekram Assistant Registrar of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Pronob Kumar Mallick Registrar of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Rafiqul Islam Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Md Robed Amin Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v18i2.33692

Keywords:

Sheehan’s syndrome, hypopituitarism, primary hypothyroidism, secondary hypothyroidism

Abstract

In Sheehan;s syndrome hypopituitarism is caused by the ischemic damage to the pituitary following postpartum hemorrhage and vascular collapse. In Sheehan;s syndrome secondary hypothyroidism occurs. We report here a case of partial Sheehans syndrome with primary hypothyroidism with high anti thyroid antibody titre which is an uncommon association.

J MEDICINE July 2017; 18 (2) : 115-118

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Author Biography

Nora Anwar Khan, Honorary Medical Officer, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka



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Published

2017-08-24

How to Cite

Khan, N. A., Ekram, R., Mallick, P. K., Islam, M. R., & Amin, M. R. (2017). Partial Sheehan’s Syndrome with Primary Hypothyroidism- A Delayed Diagnosis. Journal of Medicine, 18(2), 115–118. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v18i2.33692

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Case Reports