Contemporary Therapy of Prolactin-Secreting Adenomas

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Abstract

ABSTRACT:

Prolactin-secreting pituitary tumors are common benign pituitary neoplasm that cause amenorrhea, galactorrhea, and infertility. Inhibition of prolactin secretion by a dopamine agonist restores menses and reduces tumor size. This article outlines an approach to therapy and discusses the use of estrogen in women with prolactinomas.

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