Summary of Hypopituitarism
Flashcards on Hypopituitarism
The most common problem of hypopituitarism is abnormalities due to insufficiencies in luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone.
Questions on Hypopituitarism
A 38-year-old woman comes to the emergency department because of a severe headache, vomiting, and lethargy for the past few hours. She has had increasingly worse "tunnel-vision" for the past few months. She has also had fatigue, constipation, dehydration, and a stoppage of her menstrual periods. Her temperature is 37.0°C (98.6°F), pulse is 58/min, respirations are 8/min, and blood pressure is 92/64 mm Hg. Physical examination shows a lethargic female complaining of severe pain. Laboratory studies show hypernatremia and hypoglycemia. Head magnetic resonance imaging is shown below. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?