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Lymphoid hypophysitis associated with sudden maternal death: report of a case review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3774266     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of lymphoid hypophysitis in a woman who died during labor is presented. From a review of the 14 previously reported cases it is apparent that this is a specific disease entity, that it involves only woman, especially in association with pregnancy, and that it may have a fatal outcome. The clinical manifestations are either related to hypopituitarism, or those of a space occupying lesion. Attention drawn to the possible occurrence of the disease may result in earlier recognition of the disease and a better outcome of this potentially fatal disease.
Authors:
R Gal; A Schwartz; S Gukovsky-Oren; D Peleg; J Goldman; E Kessler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0029-7828     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-08     Completed Date:  1986-12-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  619-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Lymphocytes / pathology*
Pituitary Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Pituitary Gland, Anterior / pathology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*

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