Anjum Nishan, AK Yadav


Chronic hypophysitis is extremely rare entity & usually presents with inflammation of the pituitary gland. Most commonly presents with headaches and visual disturbances. Hypophysitis is rare & its etiology is not fully understood. It commonly affect females during pregnancy or in the postpartum period. Its clinical presentation (hypopituitarism, mass effect,hyperprolactinemia) & radiological findings may mimic pituitary adenoma. Complete laboratory evaluation with imaging  is required to refine the diagnosis. The definitve diagnosis of chronic hypophysitis cannot be made without  histopathology.


Diabetes insipidus, Hypophysitis, Headache, Inflammation

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