Sheehan syndrome refers to a series of clinical symptoms resulting from avascular necrosis of anterior pituitary due to various reasons.
We report a case of multiple myeloma patient after one cycle of chemotherapy consisting of bortezomib and dexamethasone diagnosis of Sheehan syndrome with obstinate diarrhea, low blood glucose, and coma symptom, especially, the fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) and brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed that the manifestations in the saddle area were in accordance with empty sella syndrome. A single administration with lenalidomide was given for both consolidative and maintenance treatment, and satisfactory efficacy was achieved. With the patient now remaining in satisfactory medical condition, the success of this therapy has been shown.
This is the first report showing a patient with combined multiple myeloma and rarely seen Sheehan syndrome, in which lenalidomide was given for treatment, and satisfactory efficacy was achieved.

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