Pituitary gland malfunction after aesthetic breast surgery

Pituitary gland malfunction after aesthetic breast surgery Eur J Plast Surg (2014) 37:309–312 DOI 10.1007/s00238-014-0946-4 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Nina Gösseringer & Fercan Kömürcü & Maria Coulibaly-Wimmer & Wolfgang Michlits Received: 2 December 2013 /Accepted: 26 February 2014 /Published online: 15 March 2014 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014 Sir, sive, whereas the results of the blood samples taken on Breast augmentation surgery is the most popular aesthetic admission showed a significant electrolyte imbalance surgery according to the data from the American Soci- with hyponatremia (113 mmol/l, Table 1), postoperative ety of Plastic Surgeons followed by eyelid surgery [1] anemia (hemoglobin 7.1 g/dl—hematocrit 20.6 %, among the female general public. The operation is car- Table 1) and hypoglycemia (<50 mg/dl, Fig. 1). Hor- ried out mainly in general healthy women and has the mone levels were as follows: free triiodthyronine (FT3), usual known complications like hematoma, surgical site 0.83 pg/ml (nr 2.00–4.50); free thyroxin (FT4), 0.26 ng/ infection, and implant-related problems. dl (nr 0.90–1.70); stimulation 1.050 uIU/ml (nr 0.20– A 40-year-old female presented at the emergency 3.70) and prolactin (HPRL) 18.9 μIU/ml (nr 102–496). ward of a local community hospital in Vienna with The patient was referred to the neurological consultant. clinical symptoms of disorientation, nausea, vomiting, An http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Pituitary gland malfunction after aesthetic breast surgery

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2014 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-014-0946-4
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