High frequency of serious infections in patients with panhypopituitarism: A case-control study

Morali D. Sharma, Buvana Sagar, Sherry Wang, A. Clinton White, Ashok Balainframanyam

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Abstract

We reviewed the records of 65 patients with panhypopituitarism (PHP) for the frequency and types of infections requiring hospitalization, and documented serious infections in 13 of 65 patients with PHP. The increased frequency of serious infectious diseases in patients with PHP is likely to contribute to increased age-specific mortality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-158
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume32
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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