Prevalence of osteopenia in men with prolactinoma.

  title={Prevalence of osteopenia in men with prolactinoma.},
  author={Erika Cesar de Oliveira Naliato and Maria Lucia Fleiuss de Farias and Gisele Rieffel Braucks and Fernando Santos Costa and Daniela Zylberberg and Alice Helena Dutra Violante},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  volume={28 1},
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to analyze bone mineral density (BMD) and prevalence of osteopenia and osteoporosis in 30 men with prolactinoma, and compare them to 22 control subjects. BMD of lumbar spine and femur was evaluated by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. PRL, testosterone, estradiol, sexual hormone-binding globulin and free androgen and estrogen indexes (FAI and FEI, respectively) were measured in all the subjects. In patients with prolactinoma, mean values of PRL and… CONTINUE READING
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