Journal of Korean Endocrine Society 2000;15(4-5):595-599.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Case of Pancytopenia Caused by Sheehan's Syndorme Improved with Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Sung Ki Kim, Yoon Ju Oh, Park Young Joo, Young Whan Kim, Seong Bin Hong, Mi Rim Kim, Moon Suk Nam, Yong Seong Kim
Department of Internal Medicine Inha University, College of Medicine, Inchon, Korea.
Postpartum ischemic necrosis of the pituitary gland, known as Sheehan's syndrome, is well- established clinical entity. In anterior pituitary insufficiency, there is very often a normochromic or hypochromic anemia but pancytopenia secondary to the hypopituitarism is less common. We report a case of pancytopenia due to complete aplasia of the bone marrow associated with Sheehan's syndrome, in which hormone replacement therapy alone produced full hematological recovery.
Key Words: Sheehan's syndrome, Pancytopenia, Hormone replacement therapy

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