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Non-Functional Pituitary Macroadenoma presented with Chronic Anemia


1 Assistant Professor, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medi-cine,
2 Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical sciences, Urmia, Iran.
*Corresponding Author: N Valizadeh , Department of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical sciences, Urmia, Iran, Tel.: +98-4413469939, Fax: +98-4413370234, E-mail: Nsedaha0@gmail.com.
Shiraz E-Medical Journal. 2011 October; 12(4): 206-8.
Article Type: Research Article; Received: Mar 14, 2011; Accepted: May 12, 2011; epub: Oct 1, 2011; ppub: Oct 2011

Abstract


Abstract:: Testosterone stimulates hematopoiesis. Men with non-functional pituitary macroadenoma and low testosterone level are likely to have anemia. We want to report non-functional Pituitary macro adenoma in a 41 year-old male with congenital dislocation of hip (CDH) and iris het-erochromia which was referred to hematology clinic with chronic anemia.

Keywords: Chronic Anemia; Pituitary; Macroadenoma