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KUMJ | VOL. 3 | NO. 2 | ISSUE 10 | APRIL-JUNE, 2005

Delayed presentation of Sheehan’s syndrome: a case report
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Sheehan’s syndrome, though rare, is still one of the commonest causes of hypopituitarism in developing countries like ours. The clinical presentation is variable with abrupt or insidiously developing pituitary insufficiency after a heavy intrapartum or postpartum haemorrhage. We present an elderly lady with this syndrome who had slowly progressive panhypopituitarism 24 years after a severe haemorrhage associated with the delivery of triplets.

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