prolactinemia

prolactinemia (prō·lakˈ·ti·nēˑ·mē·),

n condition characterized by a deficiency or excess of the hormone prolactin, usually caused by prolactinoma, a benign tumor in the pituitary gland, or hormone replacement therapy.
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The most relevant forms of secondary hypogonadism are prolactinemia, which has several etiologies and thus a variable prevalence, and Kallmann syndrome, which affects 1 in 10 000.
1998) or dopaminergic receptor antagonists that cause prolactinemia in female rats (Lotz and Krause 1978; Lucas et al.
When comparing prolactinemia, GH, and DHEAS in the BD patients, the median values for PRL and GH were significantly higher in both the male and female patients with ocular involvement.