Prolactin (PRL), also known as luteotropic hormone or luteotropin, is a protein
that in humans is best known for its role in enabling mammals, usually females, ...
Nov 14, 2014 ... A prolactin test measures the level of the hormone prolactin, produced by the
pituitary gland, in your blood.
Dec 19, 2014 ... Prolactin levels may be used for several reasons. Prolactin is a hormone
produced by the pituitary gland and its primary role is to help initiate ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... Prolactin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland, named because of its role
in lactation. It also has other wide ranging functions in the ...
These pituitary tumors (also called adenomas) secrete excessive amounts of
prolactin and are the most common type of pituitary tumor seen clinically.
Jul 8, 2015 ... Prolactin-producing adenomas (also called “prolactinomas”) are benign (non-
cancerous) tumors of the pituitary gland that produce prolactin ...
Prolactin: A product of the anterior pituitary 199 amino acids with glycosylated
and nonglycosylated forms. It possesses a myriad of effects with the most ...
From ReproductiveFacts.org. The Patient Education Website of the American
Society for Reproductive Medicine. Hyperprolactinemia (high prolactin levels).
Dec 11, 2015 ... The reference range for prolactin in females is as follows: Nongravid/nonlactating
: 2-29 ng/mL Gravid: 10-209 ng/mL (third trimester) The ...
Jun 10, 2014 ... In the vast majority of prolactin deficiency states, the deficiency occurs secondary
to general anterior pituitary dysfunction. The most commonly ...