DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20161715

Symptoms of hyperprolactinemia with normal serum prolactin: is treatment required?

Deepti Verma

Abstract


Galactorrhea with menstrual abnormalities like oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea point towards a provisional diagnosis of increased serum prolactin levels or hyperprolactinemia. However, as the prolactin hormone is heterogeneous with two forms- the bioactive and the immunoactive forms, patients can have all the features of hyperprolactinemia with normal serum prolactin levels.

Keywords


Hyperprolactinemia, Prolactin, Galactorrhea

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