Hyperprolactinemia: etiology, diagnosis, and management.

  title={Hyperprolactinemia: etiology, diagnosis, and management.},
  author={Peak Mann Mah and Jonathan J. Webster},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  volume={20 4},
Hyperprolactinemia is the most common endocrine disorder of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis. A prolactinoma is the most common cause of chronic hyperprolactinemia once pregnancy, primary hypothyroidism, and drugs that elevate serum prolactin levels have been excluded. Patients can present with hypogonadism, infertility, galactorrhea, osteopenia, and mass effects of the tumor. When hyperprolactinemia is confirmed, a cause for the disorder needs to be sought. This involves a careful history and… CONTINUE READING


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