Hyperprolactinemia: pathophysiology and therapeutic approach

@article{Capozzi2015HyperprolactinemiaPA,
  title={Hyperprolactinemia: pathophysiology and therapeutic approach},
  author={Anna Capozzi and Giovanni Scambia and Alfredo Pontecorvi and Stefano Lello},
  journal={Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={31},
  pages={506 - 510}
}
Abstract Prolactin (PRL) is a hormone, mainly secreted by lactotroph cells of the anterior pituitary gland. Recent studies have shown it may also be produced by many extrapituitary cells. Its well-recognized PRL plays an important role in lactation during pregnancy, but it is involved in other biological functions such as angiogenesis, immunoregulation and osmoregulation. Hyperprolactinemia is a typical condition producing reproductive dysfunction in both sexes, resulting in hypogonadism… 
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