Mitchell E. Geffner, MD

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Cancer Control. 2002;9(3) 

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Potential Anterior Pituitary Hormone Excess

Serum levels of prolactin are usually normal or only mildly increased (if there is disruption of the hypothalamic-pituitary stalk) secondary to the loss of a normally predominant inhibitory signal from the hypothalamus. Although there are typically no symptoms in this situation, in rare cases a small amount of galactorrhea might occur.

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