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Panhypopituitarism in the acute stage of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome: a case report

  • J. S. Lee
  • J. S. Han
  • S. Kim
  • K.-H. Chang
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Virology Supplementum book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 1)

Summary

Necrosis and hemorrhage have been observed in the anterior lobe of the pituitary glands of humans who died in the acute stage of hemorrhage fever with renal syndrome (HFRS). This suggests that patients in the acute stage of this severe disease may have had pituitary apoplexy and subsequent residual pituitary hypofunction. We report an acute case of HFRS with panhypopituitarism, no response to a combined anterior pituitary stimulation test, and with pituitary hemorrhage detected by magnetic resonance imaging.

Keywords

Pituitary Gland Anterior Pituitary Gland Acute Stage Thyrotropin Release Hormone Hemorrhagic Fever 
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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Lee
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. S. Han
    • 1
  • S. Kim
    • 1
  • K.-H. Chang
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Internal Medicine, College of MedicineSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Departments of Internal Medicine, College of MedicineSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea
  3. 3.Departments of Radiology, College of MedicineSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea

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