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Causes of hyperprolactinemia

Causes of hyperprolactinemia

Hyperprolactinemia can cause sterility in women. It is defined as an increase of the blood prolactin rate.

Such increase may be caused by an external agent, like tranquilizers or antidepressants, or by the use of oral contraceptives (estrogens).

Another reason may be presenting hypogonadism or hyperandrogenism or a benign tumor like an hypophyseal adenoma.

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By (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 10/29/2018
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