Acute evaluation of pituitary function in patients with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever


Kilicli F., DÖKMETAŞ H. S. , DÖKMETAŞ İ.

CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.76, no.2, pp.241-245, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2011.04173.x
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.241-245

Abstract

Context Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) can cause a fatal haemorrhagic syndrome. Pituitary ischaemia/infarction and necrosis are known causes of hypopituitarism, often remaining unrecognized because of subtle clinical manifestations.