Journal of Womens Health, Issues and Care ISSN: 2325-9795

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Case Report, J Womens Health Issues Care Vol: 5 Issue: 6

A Case Report of Dizygotic Twin Pregnancy with Gonadotropin Therapy in Sheehan’s Syndrome

Kwang Moon Yang1, So Young Park2, Sung Hoon Kim2, Chang Hoon Yim2 and Hyun Koo Yoon2*
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cheil General Hospital & Women’s Healthcare Center, Dankook University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
2Division of Endocrinology, Cheil General Hospital & Women’s Healthcare Center, Dankook University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding author : Hyun Koo Yoon
Division of Endocrinology, Cheil General Hospital & Women’s Healthcare Center, Dankook University College of Medicine, 1-19 Mukjeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea
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Received: October 21, 2016 Accepted: November 21, 2016 Published: November 26, 2016
Citation: Yang KM, Park SY, Kim SH, Yim CH, Yoon HK (2016) A Case Report of Dizygotic Twin Pregnancy with Gonadotropin Therapy in Sheehan’s Syndrome. J Womens Health, Issues Care 5:6. doi:10.4172/2325-9795.1000256

Abstract

Sheehan’s syndrome is a rare disease which cause hypopituitarism, occurs as a result of ischemic necrosis in pituitary gland due to severe postpartum bleeding. We report a rare case of dizygotic twin pregnancy induced by gonadotropin therapy and in vitro fertilization (IVF) in a 30 years old Korean woman with Sheehan’s syndrome. The patient had been on hydrocortisone, L-thyroxine and insulin therapy because of pre gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy. She and her babies were well following Cesarian section at 36 weeks of gestation.

Keywords: Ovulation induction; Pregnancy; Sheehan’s syndrome; Twin

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