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Postpartum pituitary hypophysitis

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The case of a young woman who developed lymphocytic hypophysitis 2 weeks after delivery of a healthy baby is reported. The patient presented with clinical features suggestive of a pituitary mass lesion, but surgery was avoided when other clinical and radiologic features were considered. The patient recovered with steroid treatment only. We review the literature on this increasingly recognized condition and argue that medical management may be more suitable than previously thought.

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Turbridy, Neil, Molloy, Jane, Saunders, Dawn, Belli, Anthony, Powell, Michael and Plant, Gordon (2001) Postpartum pituitary hypophysitis Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, 21, (2), pp. 106-108.

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Published date: 2001

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Local EPrints ID: 27729
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/27729
PURE UUID: 8babc3f4-94c3-42b0-b873-0a179c2308ce

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Date deposited: 27 Apr 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:03

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Author: Neil Turbridy
Author: Jane Molloy
Author: Dawn Saunders
Author: Anthony Belli
Author: Michael Powell
Author: Gordon Plant

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