galactorrhea


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Related to galactorrhea: Prolactinoma

galactorrhea

[gə‚lak·tə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive flow of milk.
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Galactorrhea without an increase in prolactin may be caused by the indirect inhibition of tuberoinfundibular dopaminergic neurons (7).
Reproductive System and Breast Disorders: Infrequent amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea: Rare: breast enlargement, breast pain, galactorrhea, erectile dysfunction
The possibility of a prolactinoma undergoing apoplexy, as has been reported previously (15), also seems less likely, because the patient did not have any menstrual disturbances, galactorrhea or infertility prior to conception.
The criteria for inclusion were as follows: (i) Primary or secondary infertility; (ii) Hyperprolactinemia with or without galactorrhea (prolactin > 20 ng/ml); and (iii) Normal HA except high prolactin level, normal HSG or laparoscopy and normal SA.
Men commonly present with symptoms of mass effect and experience galactorrhea or gyne-comastia in less than 20%-30% of cases (Pickett, 2003).
Studies have reported as many as 60 percent of women may experience elevated prolactin levels and almost half these women will progress to galactorrhea [28-30].
Olanzapine was the only drug to cause galactorrhea in the patients (5%, 4 of 87).
Prolactin elevation has been associated with amenorrhea, galactorrhea,
A 48-year-old, previously healthy woman presented to her gynecologist with a complaint of headaches, amenorrhea, and galactorrhea for approximately 1 year.
We did not perform an MRI because we had not excluded other possibilities, and the patient did not have any clinical indications of prolactinoma, such as menstrual irregularity, amenorrhea, or galactorrhea.
The patient showed no clinical symptoms related to hyperprolactinemia, such as amenorrhea or galactorrhea.
Because of side effects, including galactorrhea and extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), this treatment was changed to aripiprazole 10 mg/day.