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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 313-314

Predictors of bone mineral density in patients with Sheehan's syndrome


Department of Endocrinology, Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

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Eesh Bhatia
Department of Endocrinology, Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow - 226 014
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.104072

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Sheehan's syndrome is a leading cause of panhypopituitarism.It is associated with osdteoporosis due to a number of factors like gonadal and growth hormone deficiency; and other factors.In our study, 58 % of patients had osteopenia and 37% had osteoporosis at lumbar spine. Duration of illness had a significant inverse relationship with bone mineral density.


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