Lactation associated with a pituitary tumour in a man

Anoop, T. M.; Jabbar, P. K.; Pappachan, Joseph M.
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p591
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 26-year-old man diagnosed with prolactinoma or a tumor of the pituitary gland which causes the production of prolactin. It says that the patient had a history of erectile dysfunction as well as decreased libido prior to his condition. It notes several symptoms associated with the condition including bilateral hemianopia and gynecomastia. Moreover, the man was able to recover after six months of treatment with bromocriptine.


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