Hyperprolactinemia/Prolactinomas in the Postmenopausal Period: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management

@article{Pekic2018HyperprolactinemiaProlactinomasIT,
  title={Hyperprolactinemia/Prolactinomas in the Postmenopausal Period: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management},
  author={Sandra Pekic and Milica Medi{\'c} Stojanoska and V. P. Popovi{\'c}},
  journal={Neuroendocrinology},
  year={2018},
  volume={109},
  pages={28 - 33}
}
Hyperprolactinemia is not a common finding in postmenopausal women. Prolactinomas detected after menopause are usually macroadenomas. Due to atypical clinical features they may remain unrecognized for a long period of time. Interestingly the growth potential of prolactinomas remains after menopause. Most tumors are invasive and present with high prolactin levels. They respond to medical treatment with dopamine agonists in terms of prolactin normalization, tumor shrinkage, and improvement in… 
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