Sheehan's syndrome.

N Godinho, J M Lopes, V V Augusto, T Eliseu, P M da Silva, H Bastos, F L Nobre


The authors describe a case of Sheehan's syndrome that followed hemorrhagic complications due to late abortion, and emphasise the infrequency of changes in plasma lipid levels in this disease. They report a particular case of hypopituitarism and point out the main concepts of pathophysiology, diagnosis, therapeutics and complications that follow this increasingly rarer condition.

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