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Prolactin

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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, ...

Prolactin Level Test: Purpose, Procedure, and Results - Healthline

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Jul 8, 2016 ... Prolactin (also called PRL or lactogenic hormone) is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland in the brain. It plays an important role in ...

Prolactin: The Test - Lab Tests Online

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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 ...

What does 'high prolactin levels' mean? - NetDoctor

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Dec 5, 2014 ... Question. I have just been diagnosed with high prolactin levels and I can't seem to get a straight answer from anything that I have researched.

Human Reproduction, Lectures: Prolactin

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Prolactin: A product of the anterior pituitary 199 amino acids with glycosylated and nonglycosylated forms. It possesses a myriad of effects with the most ...

High prolactin levels and prolactinomas - UpToDate

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Jul 8, 2015 ... Prolactin-producing adenomas (also called “prolactinomas”) are benign (non- cancerous) tumors of the pituitary gland that produce prolactin ...

Hyperprolactinemia - American Society for Reproductive Medicine

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From ReproductiveFacts.org. The Patient Education Website of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Hyperprolactinemia (high prolactin levels).

Prolactinomas | Disorders | Knowledge Base

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These pituitary tumors (also called adenomas) secrete excessive amounts of prolactin and are the most common type of pituitary tumor seen clinically. Prolactin ...

prolactin | physiology | Britannica.com

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Prolactin, also called luteotropic hormone (LTH) or luteotropin, a protein hormone produced by the pituitary gland of mammals that acts with other hormones to ...

Prolactinoma | Health | Patient

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A prolactinoma is a non-cancerous swelling in the pituitary gland, which makes too much of a hormone called prolactin. This can cause various symptoms...

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Prolactin - WebMD

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Nov 14, 2014 ... A prolactin test measures the level of the hormone prolactin, produced by the pituitary gland, in your blood.

Prolactin blood test: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Prolactin is a hormone released by the pituitary gland. that stimulates breast development and milk production in women. There is no known normal function for ...

You & Your Hormones | Hormones | Prolactin

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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 ...