Prolactinoma

Overview

Prolactinoma is a condition in which the hormone-producing gland in the brain (pituitary gland) overproduces prolactin, decreasing the levels of some sex hormones. It's caused by a noncancerous tumor on the gland.

Symptoms

It can impair vision and cause infertility. There may be no symptoms.

Treatments

Treatments include medications, surgery, and radiation.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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