The effects of severe growth hormone deficiency on the skin of patients with Sheehan's syndrome


Borlu M. , Tanriverdi F. , Koc C. A. , Unluhizarci K. , Utas S. , Kelestimur F.

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, cilt.21, ss.199-204, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2006.01898.x
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.199-204

Özet

Background Growth hormone (GH) may play an important role in the content and appearance of the skin. Dry, thin and pale skin has been described in hypopituitarism. Sheehan's syndrome is characterized by anterior pituitary dysfunction due to postpartum pituitary necrosis and GH is one of the hormones lost first.