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Table 1 (a) The results of hormone levels at the day of seizure. The pituitary dysfunction was observed. (b) The results of CRH, TRH, LH-RH, and GH-RP stimulation test. Low reactivity for ACTH, TSH, FSH, prolactin (PRL), and growth hormone (GH) was observed

From: A case of acute Sheehan’s syndrome and literature review: a rare but life-threatening complication of postpartum hemorrhage

a
The day after seizure   Day 0
  normal range       
adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) 0–60 pg/mL 14      
cortisol 4.3–20 μg/dl 3.4      
thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) 0.400–4.80 MU/mL 0.72      
free thyroxine 0.80–1.90 ng/dL 0.9      
PRL 3.50–30.00 ng/mL 11.3      
growth hormone (GH) 0.1–2.7 ng/mL 0.18      
b
The day after seizure   Day 17 6 months
duration after the stimulation   0 min 30 min 60 min 0 min 30 min 60 min
  normal range none CRH stimulation CRH stimulation none CRH stimulation CRH stimulation
adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) 0–60 pg/mL 9 19 18 <5.0 12 20
   none TRH stiumulation TRH stiumulation none TRH stiumulation TRH stiumulation
thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) 0.400–4.80 MU/mL 0.69 4.32 2.98 0.75 4.62 3.16
   none LH-RH stiumulation LH-RH stiumulation none LH-RH stiumulation LH-RH stiumulation
FSH 0.4–11 mIU/ml 7.5 9.9 10.5 1.2 4.2 4.6
LH 0.08–7.3 mIU/mL 1.6 3.3 3.5 3.1 8.3 9.7
   none TRH stiumulation TRH stiumulation none TRH stiumulation TRH stiumulation
PRL 3.50–30.00 ng/mL 10.9 20.9 16.9 10 32.6 22.5
   none GH-RP stiumulation GH-RP stiumulation none GH-RP stiumulation GH-RP stiumulation
growth hormone (GH) 0.1–2.7 ng/mL 0.21 3.05 1.91 0.07 2.35 0.75
  1. Abbreviations: ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone, CRH corticotropin-releasing hormone, FSH follicle-stimulating hormone, GH growth hormone, GH-RP growth hormone releasing peptide, LH-RH luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone, PRL prolactin; TRH thyrotropin-releasing hormone, TSH, thyroid-stimulating hormone