In patients with Sheehan’s syndrome, what is the median and/or mean duration between last birth and diagnosis?

Case series

Mean duration between last birth and diagnosis 26.82 ± 2.52 years (range 2–40 years).

Dökmetaş HS, et al. Characteristic features of 20 patients with Sheehan’s syndrome. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2006 May;22(5):279-83.


Molitch ME. Pituitary diseases in pregnancy. Semin Perinatol. 1998 Dec;22(6):457-70.

Differentiates (p. 465-66) between acute and chronic form of the syndrome.

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