Prolactin, Active & macroprolactin Test in Ahmedabad
For evaluation of pituitary tumors, amenorrhea, galactorrhea, infertility, and hypogonadism.
For evaluation of pituitary tumors, amenorrhea, galactorrhea, infertility, and hypogonadism Monitoring therapy of prolactin-producing tumors.
This test is for females & males.
For evaluation of pituitary tumors, amenorrhea, galactorrhea, infertility, and hypogonadism Monitoring therapy of prolactin-producing tumors Monomeric prolactin is bioactive, whereas macroprolactin is considered biologically inactive. Prolactin is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland under negative control by dopamine, which is secreted by the hypothalamus. The only physiological function of prolactin is the stimulation of milk production. Hyperprolactinemia can be caused by the presence of a high-molecular-mass complex of prolactin called macroprolactin. In this situation, the patient is asymptomatic. Hyperprolactinemia attributable to macroprolactin is a frequent cause of misdiagnosis and mismanagement of patients. Macroprolactin should be considered if, in the presence of elevated prolactin levels, signs and symptoms of hyperprolactinemia are absent, or pituitary imaging studies are not informative.
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