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Volume : 25 Issue : 2 Year : 2017
 
Evaluation of the Patients with Hyperprolactinemia [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2017; 25(2): 25-30 | DOI: 10.5505/ias.2017.03708  

Evaluation of the Patients with Hyperprolactinemia

Muzaffer İlhan1, Seda Turgut2
1Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Internal Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey

Hyperprolactinemia is characterized by the elevation of prolactin levels in circulation. It is the most common disorder of the hypothalamic–pituitary axis. Proper evaluation of the etiology in these patients is extremely important for the accurate follow-up and treatment. This review study aimed to discuss differential diagnoses and key points in patients with hyperprolactinemia.

Keywords: Hyperprolactinemia, macroprolactinemia, prolactinoma


Muzaffer İlhan, Seda Turgut. Evaluation of the Patients with Hyperprolactinemia. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2017; 25(2): 25-30

Corresponding Author: Seda Turgut, Türkiye


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