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A 27-year-old female gives birth to a 8 lb, 8 oz boy but upon delivering the placenta starts to bleed heavily...

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asked Feb 17, 2014 in Ob/Gyn by Rajesh Bahara

A 27-year-old female gives birth to a 8 lb, 8 oz boy but upon delivering the placenta starts to bleed heavily. The obstetrician estimates the blood loss at 2000 ml (normal <500 ml). She recovers well after IV saline infusion and 2 units of packed red blood cells. After one week, she notices that her milk never "let down" and she is unable to breast feed her child. One year later, she has still not had a menses, and she complains of fatigue, cold intolerance, weight gain despite dieting and hair loss.

What is most likely cause of these symptoms?

a. Addison's disease

b. Cushing's disease

c. Hashimoto's thyroiditis

d. Pituitary adenoma

e. Sheehan's syndrome

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e. Sheehan's syndrome
answered Feb 17, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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