microprolactinoma

microprolactinoma

[-prōlak′tinō′mə]
a prolactin-secreting pituitary tumor less than 10 mm in diameter. Microprolactinomas seldom enlarge, and some resolve spontaneously. Most patients experience a return to ovulatory menstrual cycles and fertility with treatment.

microprolactinoma

A prolactin-secreting tumour which measures less than 10 mm in greatest dimension; it accounts for up to 30% of all pituitary adenomas.
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Some of these patients may have radiologically undetected microprolactinoma, however, some may present with macroprolactinemia.
She was thus diagnosed with hyperprolactinemia due to a microprolactinoma, and treatment was initiated with bromocriptine, and later with cabergoline.