Anti-hypothalamus and anti-pituitary antibodies may contribute to perpetuate the hypopituitarism in patients with Sheehan's syndrome


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De Bellis A. , Kelestimur F., Sinisi A. A. , Ruocco G., Tirelli G., Battaglia M., ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, cilt.158, ss.147-152, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 158 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1530/eje-07-0647
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.147-152

Özet

Objective: While anti-pituitary antibodies (APAs) were detected in some patients with Sheehan's syndrome (SS) suggesting an autoimmune pituitary involvement in the development of their hypopituitarism, hypothalamic cell anti-hypothalamus antibodies (AHAs) have not been investigated so far.