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Related to galactorrhea: Prolactinoma


1. Excessive flow of milk from the breasts during lactation.
2. Spontaneous milk flow not associated with childbirth or the nursing of an infant.


(gəˌlæk təˈri ə)

1. an abnormally persistent flow of milk.
2. secretion of milk from the breast of a nonlactating person.


n. galactorrea. 1. secreción excesiva de leche; 2. continuación de secreción de leche a intervalos después que el período de lactancia ha terminado.
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She completed her internship at the Catholic University in Santiago Chile and came to the United States for a post-doctoral fellowship in Amenorrhea and Galactorrhea Syndrome at Stanford University.
In the literature, there are three case reports about galactorrhea associated with the use of sertraline.
Other side effects include lethargy, sedation, psychiatric depression, hypotension, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, gastric ulceration, nightmares, bradycardia, anginalike symptoms, bronchospasm, skin rash, itching and withdrawal psychosis in one case, galactorrhea, breast enlargement, and sexual dysfunction.
Secretion of milk or galactorrhea may coincide, after menstrual disorders and May sometimes cause clinically not apparent and only be diagnosed with breast examination.
A low rate of potential prolactin associated treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAEs), such as galactorrhea, amenorrhea and erectile dysfunction, was noted in the lurasidone treatment group.
A pituitary mass may cause visual field deficits, and prolactinomas specifically can cause galactorrhea (11, 12).
Galactorrhea, amenorrhea, gynecomastia, and impotence have been reported in patients receiving prolactin-elevating compounds.
Clients with other causes of infertility (ovarian, tubal, galactorrhea, hormonal, infection, or women whose partners were infertile) were excluded from the study.
Fifteen months later, she presented with amenorrhea, galactorrhea and symptoms of hypocortisol state.
The rate is even higher among patients with specific symptoms that may be attributable to hyperprolactinemia: it is estimated at 9 per cent among women with amenorrhea, 25 per cent among women with galactorrhea and as high as 70 per cent among women with amenorrhea and galactorrhea (1).
3%, associated with galactorrhea in 345 post-pubertal youth.
A focused review of symptoms is recommended as well, specifically, questions regarding temperature intolerance, abnormal hair growth, galactorrhea and any recent dramatic weight loss or gain, as these may point to an endocrine etiology.