Published: 2017-01-05

Symptoms of hyperprolactinemia with normal serum prolactin: is treatment required?

Deepti Verma


Galactorrhea with menstrual abnormalities like oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea point towards a provisional diagnosis of increased serum prolactin levels or hyperprolactinemia. However, as the prolactin hormone is heterogeneous with two forms- the bioactive and the immunoactive forms, patients can have all the features of hyperprolactinemia with normal serum prolactin levels.


Hyperprolactinemia, Prolactin, Galactorrhea

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