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Disease definition

A rare, usually benign, neoplasm of the anterior pituitary gland that results in hyperprolactinemia. The most common clinical manifestations are amenorrhea and infertility in women; and impotence, decreased libido and infertility in men.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Lactotroph adenoma
    • PRL-secreting pituitary adenoma
    • PRLoma
    • Pituitary lactotrophic adenoma
    • Prolactin-secreting pituitary adenoma
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent, Adult, Elderly
  • ICD-10: D35.2  E22.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0033375
  • MeSH: D015175
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10036832

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