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Hyperprolactinaemia in polycystic ovary syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6797343     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The incidence of hyperprolactinaemia in 91 consecutively examined patients with polycystic ovary syndrome was found to be 13% thus considerably lower than previously reported. Galactorrhoea and radiological abnormalities of the sella turcica were observed frequently in patients with elevated serum prolactin levels, whereas the number of women attaining regular periods after ovarian wedge-resection was significantly smaller than in the normoprolactinaemic women. The serum levels of LH, FSH, oestradiol and testosterone measured in the hyperprolactinaemic patients showed no major differences from those of the normoprolactinaemic patients.
O Lunde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0355-9521     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Chir Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-02-22     Completed Date:  1982-02-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609767     Medline TA:  Ann Chir Gynaecol     Country:  FINLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  197-201     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Estradiol / blood
Follicle Stimulating Hormone / blood
Galactorrhea / diagnosis
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / diagnostic use
Hormones / diagnostic use
Luteinizing Hormone / blood
Menstruation Disturbances / diagnosis
Pituitary Function Tests
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / blood,  diagnosis*
Prolactin / blood*
Testosterone / blood
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hormones; 33515-09-2/Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone; 50-28-2/Estradiol; 58-22-0/Testosterone; 9002-62-4/Prolactin; 9002-67-9/Luteinizing Hormone; 9002-68-0/Follicle Stimulating Hormone

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