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Tumor cells are negative for anterior pituitary hormones, keratin, vimentin, desmin, and neuron-specific enolase.
We could not perform stimulation tests in order to diagnose pituitary insufficiency because of the critical illness of our patient, but low basal serum concentrations of anterior pituitary hormones (Table 1) and the significant improvement in general status following the replacement therapy supported the diagnosis of pituitary insufficiency.
This report features the case of a woman who had isolated thyrotropin deficiency, with the remainder of the anterior pituitary hormones being normal.

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