Assessment of prolactin release in pituitary dwarfism with the sulpiride test.

Abstract

We report here the results obtained with a new test of prolactin (PRL) release in six normal pre-pubertal boys, eleven children with short stature of non-pituitary origin and in thirteen pituitary dwarfs. The test consists of the administration of 100 mg of sulpiride i.m. and the measurement of PRL in serum samples up to 120 min after injection. Baseline… (More)

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