Galactorrhea with menstrual irregularity: something other than a prolactinoma?

Authors Kushal Naha, Mukhyaprana Prabhu.


We report the case of a 29-year-old female who presented with galactorrhea and irregularmenstrual periods. Laboratory tests showed elevated levels of serum prolactin, raising thepossibility of a prolactinoma. However, further evaluation revealed an unusual and unexpectedcause for her illness.

Keywords galactorrhea, hyperprolactinemia, prolactinoma, Wilson's disease

Ann Gastroenterol 2011; 24 (3): 225-227

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