Sheehan Syndrome: a Rare Complication of Post-partum Hemorrhage

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  • M Soni SPMC and PBMH, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Keywords:

hypopituitarism syndrome, post-partum hypopituitarism, post-partum pituitary insufficiency, Sheehan syndrome

Abstract

Incidence of Sheehan syndrome, also known as post-partum hypopituitarism or post-partum pituitary insufficiency or hypopituitarism syndrome has reduced markedly but it does occur in under-developed countries with a reported incidence of 1:10000 deliveries.1-3 We are reporting the case of a 22 year old female with Sheehan syndrome occurring after massive post-partum hemorrhage.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/njog.v9i2.11766 

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Author Biography

M Soni, SPMC and PBMH, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Published

2014-12-16

How to Cite

Soni, M. (2014). Sheehan Syndrome: a Rare Complication of Post-partum Hemorrhage. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 9(2), 61–63. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/11766

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Case Reports