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Sheehan syndrome

  • Alternative Names

    Postpartum hypopituitarism; Postpartum pituitary insufficiency; Hypopituitarism Syndrome


    Treatment

    Treatment involves estrogen and progesterone hormone replacement therapy, which must be taken for the rest of your life. Thyroid and adrenal hormones also must be taken.


    Support Groups


    Expectations (prognosis)

    The outlook with early diagnosis and treatment is excellent.


    Complications

    This condition can be life threatening if not treated.


    Calling your health care provider