• tumor
  • Hormonal assay : there may be low level of T4, TSH, Estrogen, Gonadotropin, Cortisol and ACTH depending on the extent of necrosis MRI of the pituitary and hypothalamus: this helps to exclude tumor or other pathologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a study of 1,034 symptomatic adults, Sheehan syndrome was found to be the sixth most frequent etiology of growth hormone deficiency, being responsible for 3.1% of cases (versus 53.9% due to a pituitary tumor). (wikipedia.org)