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Hypothalamic and Pituitary Causes of Hyperprolactinemia

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

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Description:

Lesions in the hypothalamus or pituitary can cause hyperprolactinemia. Very small lesions may be a challenge to diagnose. Confirmation is achieved if the serum prolactin levels respond to control of the underlying disorder.

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