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Primary empty sella syndrome with elevated serum prolactin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  561354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A young, adult, white female with long-standing amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome and known pituitary enlargement since 1969 is presented. Further evaluation revealed PRL levels elevated in the microadenoma range and an empty sella. The presence of a pituitary adenoma, however, could not be confirmed by our studies. The question now arises--in a young woman desirous of pregnancy, should an induction of ovulation be attempted in view of the elevated serum PRL and an empty sella?
Authors:
J R Bryner; R B Greenblatt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1977 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-20     Completed Date:  1977-10-20     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  375-80     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Amenorrhea / etiology
Female
Galactorrhea / etiology
Humans
Pregnancy
Prolactin / blood*
Sella Turcica*
Syndrome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9002-62-4/Prolactin

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