Who can diagnose Sheehan’s?

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 28 September 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6437
  1. Serife Mehlika Isildak, Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey
  1. mehlikaisildak{at}

Many years ago near the Turkish-Syrian border, a woman was brought to me by her husband, an illiterate farmer, because she was always complaining of fatigue. Attempts to take her medical history were not very productive, as the patient could speak no Turkish and …

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