Sheehan's syndrome

noun
Shee·​han's syndrome | \ ˈshē-ənz- How to pronounce Sheehan's syndrome (audio) \
variants: also Sheehan syndrome \ -​ən-​ How to pronounce Sheehan syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Sheehan's syndrome

: necrosis of the pituitary gland with associated hypopituitarism resulting from postpartum hemorrhage

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“Sheehan's syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sheehan%27s%20syndrome. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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