Endocrinological and clinical analysis of hyperprolactinemic patients with and without ultrasonically diagnosed polycystic ovarian changes.

@article{Iik1997EndocrinologicalAC,
  title={Endocrinological and clinical analysis of hyperprolactinemic patients with and without ultrasonically diagnosed polycystic ovarian changes.},
  author={Ahmet Zeki Işik and B G{\"u}lekli and Cahit Gurkan Zorlu and Tolga Ergin and Oya G{\"o}kmen},
  journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation},
  year={1997},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={183-5}
}
In the present study we aimed to identify the relationship of hyperprolactinemia and polycystic ovarian changes. We retrospectively analyzed the endocrinological and clinical features of 79 hyperprolactinemic patients detected during a 3-year period ending in March 1995. Patients who had hypothyroidism, macroprolactinoma and drug-induced hyperprolactinemia were excluded from the study. Among 61 hyperprolactinemic patients, 41 (67.2%) had ultrasonographically diagnosed polycystic ovaries (PCO… CONTINUE READING