\ʃˈiːhən sˈɪndɹə͡ʊm], \ʃˈiːhən sˈɪndɹəʊm], \ʃ_ˈiː_h_ə_n s_ˈɪ_n_d_ɹ_əʊ_m]\
Definitions of SHEEHAN SYNDROME
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Diminution or cessation of secretion of one or more hormones from the anterior pituitary gland (including LH; FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE; SOMATOTROPIN; and CORTICOTROPIN). This may result from surgical or radiation ablation, non-secretory PITUITARY NEOPLASMS, metastatic tumors, infarction, PITUITARY APOPLEXY, infiltrative or granulomatous processes, and other conditions.
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