Gonadotrophin-sparing hypopituitarism. A case report

I. Jialal, R. J. Norman, A. C. Asmal

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Abstract

A 32-year-old Indian women presented with amenorrhoea and symptoms of inadequate secretion of the anterior pituitary hormones after the birth of her second child. Investigation 2 years later revealed deficient secretion of prolactin, thyroid-stimulating hormone, adrenocorticotrophin and growth hormone. However, there was an unimpaired response of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone to gonadotrophin-releasing hormone. This patient unequivocally demonstrates preservation of gonadotrophin function in association with deficient secretion of the other anterior pituitary hormones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)656-657
Number of pages2
JournalSouth African Medical Journal
Volume58
Issue number16
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Anterior Pituitary Hormones
Hypopituitarism
Gonadotropins
Amenorrhea
Follicle Stimulating Hormone
Thyrotropin
Luteinizing Hormone
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
Prolactin
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Growth Hormone
Parturition

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Jialal, I., Norman, R. J., & Asmal, A. C. (1980). Gonadotrophin-sparing hypopituitarism. A case report. South African Medical Journal, 58(16), 656-657.

Gonadotrophin-sparing hypopituitarism. A case report. / Jialal, I.; Norman, R. J.; Asmal, A. C.

In: South African Medical Journal, Vol. 58, No. 16, 1980, p. 656-657.

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Jialal, I, Norman, RJ & Asmal, AC 1980, 'Gonadotrophin-sparing hypopituitarism. A case report', South African Medical Journal, vol. 58, no. 16, pp. 656-657.
Jialal I, Norman RJ, Asmal AC. Gonadotrophin-sparing hypopituitarism. A case report. South African Medical Journal. 1980;58(16):656-657.
Jialal, I. ; Norman, R. J. ; Asmal, A. C. / Gonadotrophin-sparing hypopituitarism. A case report. In: South African Medical Journal. 1980 ; Vol. 58, No. 16. pp. 656-657.
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