The term hypopituitarism denotes the deficiency of one or more of the hormones of the anterior or posterior pituitary gland whereas, panhypopituitarism
is defined as the loss of all the pituitary hormones and the term is often used in clinical practice to describe patients with deficiency in growth hormone (GH), gonadotropins, corticotropin, and thyrotropin.
presenting as life-threatening heart failure caused by an inherited microdeletionin 1q25 including LHX4.
secondary to hypothalamic involvement in a woman with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
The patient underwent contrast-enhanced cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to investigate the cause of CDI and panhypopituitarism
. MRI showed hypothalamic hyperintensity on fluid attenuation inversion recovery images and contrast enhancement on T1-weighted images (Figure 1, 2).
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However, use of radiation in the case of a benign tumour in such young patients should be weighed against the possible complications like osteoradionecrosis, panhypopituitarism
, temporal lobe necrosis, cataract, radiation keratopathy, and rarely radiation-induced malignancy .
was diagnosed if three or more pituitary-hormonal axes were affected.
Paul Jenkinson, 43, has Panhypopituitarism
, a disease which has caused him to lose 90% of his vision in his left eye and 50% of his vision in his right eye.
Patients with a known history of hypogonadism, panhypopituitarism
, patients not willing for study, patients taking exogenous testosterone, patients with hyperthyroidism, or chronic debilitating disease, such as renal failure, cirrhosis, or HIV, were excluded from the study.
A case of sheehan's syndrome with panhypopituitarism
due to the impairment of both the hypothalamus and pituitary.