hyperprolactinaemia


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hy·per·pro·lac·ti·ne·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-prō-lak'ti-nē'mē-ă)
Elevated levels of prolactin in the blood; a normal physiologic reaction during lactation, but pathologic otherwise; often due to physical or emotional stress or rapid weight loss, sometimes to pituitary adenoma; amenorrhea is usually present.
Synonym(s): hyperprolactinaemia.

hyperprolactinaemia

Excessive levels in the blood of the pituitary hormone PROLACTIN. Very high levels suggest a pituitary tumour, but abnormal levels may be caused by oestrogens, kidney failure and various drugs.
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