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Sheehan syndrome

Sheehan syndrome or postpartum hypopituitarism is a condition characterized by hypopituitarism due to necrosis of the pituitary gland. The initial insult is caused by massive postpartum haemorrhage, leading to impaired blood supply to the pituitary gland, which has become enlarged during pregnancy.

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Sheehan syndrome. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16093 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2016.93

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