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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 111-112
Hyperprolactinemia with normal serum prolactin: Its clinical significance


Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Mawdiangdiang, Shillong - 793 018, Meghalaya, India

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Manika Agarwal
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health Obstetrics and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Mawdiangdiang, Shillong - 793 018, Meghalaya
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-1208.69334

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Amenorrhea and infertility with an added feature of galactorrhea makes a provisional diagnosis of hyperprolactinemia. But again, normal serum prolactin with all clinical features of hyperprolactinemia might question the diagnosis and further management. The answer lies in the heterogeneity of the peptide hormone - the immunoactive and the bioactive forms. This has been further illustrated with the help of a case which had been treated with cabergoline.


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