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Pregnancy in Sheehan's syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2723567     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is the first report of pregnancy in a patient with Sheehan's syndrome in Thailand. Resumption of menstruation and pregnancy following massive postpartum hemorrhage although rare, can occur if there is selective hypopituitarism with normal gonadotropin level and are not against the diagnosis. Since the maternal and fetal mortality is far more common in unrecognized cases, therefore, early diagnosis is crucial. Physicians should consider this syndrome every patient who has a history of postpartum hemorrhage and symptoms and signs of hypopituitarism.
S Pattanaungkul; S Chandraprasert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  1989 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-11     Completed Date:  1989-07-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  48-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hypopituitarism* / physiopathology
Labor, Obstetric
Middle Aged
Pregnancy Complications* / physiopathology
Pregnancy Outcome*

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