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Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Introduction

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Increased blood prolactin levels associated with galactorrhea (abnormal milk secretion). It may be caused by such things as certain medications, pituitary disorders and thyroid disorders. The condition can occur in males as well as females. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia is available below.

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Increased levels of prolactin in the blood, which may be associated with AMENORRHEA and GALACTORRHEA. Relatively common etiologies include PROLACTINOMA, medication effect, KIDNEY FAILURE, granulomatous diseases of the pituitary gland, and disorders which interfere with the hypothalamic inhibition of prolactin release. Ectopic (non-pituitary) production of prolactin may also occur. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch36, pp77-8) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia, or a subtype of Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia

  1. Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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