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Seizures: a rare presentation of Sheehan’s syndrome

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MSA Cooray ,

Colombo South Teaching Hospital, LK
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Senior Registrar in Endocrinology
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Uditha Bulugahapitiya,

Colombo South Teaching Hospital, LK
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Consultant Endocrinologist
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DD Ranasinghe

Colombo South Teaching Hospital, LK
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Consultant Radiologist
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Abstract

Sheehan’s syndrome is a well-known cause of panhypopituitarism following ischemic damage to the pituitary gland or stalk during peripartum period. Degree of hypopituitarism in Sheehan’s syndrome can vary and due to the slow evolution, the diagnosis can be delayed. Here we report a case presented to us with hyponatremia, 2 years after her complicated delivery, which highlights the importance of recognizing hyponatremia as a presentation of hypopituitarism in Sheehan’s syndrome.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sjdem.v3i2.6368

Sri Lanka Journal of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism 2013; 3: 88-90
How to Cite: Cooray, M., Bulugahapitiya, U. & Ranasinghe, D., (2014). Seizures: a rare presentation of Sheehan’s syndrome. Sri Lanka Journal of Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism. 3(2), pp.88–90. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sjdem.v3i2.6368
Published on 19 Jan 2014.
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