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Bullet injury to the pituitary gland: a rare cause of panhypopituitarism
  1. Ibrahim S. Salti,
  2. Fuad S. Haddad,
  3. Zaher N. Amiri,
  4. Ali A. Khalil,
  5. Ahmad A. Akar
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, American University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
  2. Department of Surgery, American University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon


    An unusual case of head injury with a direct bullet injury to the pituitary gland is described. The hormonal profile one month after the injury showed severe panhypopituitatism which did not improve one month after surgical removal of the intrasellar bullet fragment.

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