Evaluation of hypothalamic-pituitary function in children following acute bacterial meningitis

Karadag-Oncel E., Cakir M., KARA A., Gonc N., CENGİZ A. B., Ozon A., ...More

PITUITARY, vol.18, no.1, pp.1-7, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11102-013-0547-4
  • Journal Name: PITUITARY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-7
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background Previous studies in adults and case reports in children have shown increased frequency of hypothalamopituitary dysfunction after infectious diseases of the central nervous system. The aim of this study was to evaluate the function of hypothalamo-pituitary axis in children with a history of bacterial meningitis.