Corresponding Author

Tongwen Sun


Hepatic cirrhosis represents the final stage for a wide variety of chronic liver diseases,which may be induced by numerous causes,and is associated with high mortality when complications arise. The relationships between hormone deficiencies due to hypopituitarism and hepatic cirrhosis have been rarely reported. This paper analyzes the clinical characteristics of 8 cases of hepatic cirrhosis secondary to hypopituitarism,and investigate the potential role of hypopituitarism in the development of hepatic cirrhosis.