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Postpartum psychosis as a presentation of panhypopituitarism


 Department of Medicine, St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Jananee Muralidharan,
Department of Medicine, St. John's Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru - 560 034, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ajim.ajim_23_21

We describe a young patient diagnosed with postpartum psychosis, and managed with antipsychotics. She presented with hyponatremia after an episode of gastroenteritis. Further probing revealed a history of amenorrhea after the delivery. Workup showed panhypopituitarism. This treatable cause can mimic postpartum psychosis.


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