A prolactinoma is a benign tumor (adenoma) of the pituitary gland that produces a hormone called prolactin. It is the most common type of pituitary tumor. Symptoms of prolactinoma are caused by too much prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia) or by pressure of the tumor on surrounding tissues.
Prolactinoma as related to Pituitary Disorders
- Prolactinoma (Pituitary Tumor): Symptoms, Treatment, Surgery
A prolactinoma is a benign tumor of the pituitary gland. Prolactinomas cause secretion of the hormone prolactin, which stimulates the breast to produce milk.
- Prolactinomas | Disorders | Knowledge Base
The Pituitary Network Association is an international non-profit organization for patients with pituitary tumors and disorders, their families, loved ones, and the ...
- Prolactinoma | The Pituitary Foundation
You are here: Home; Information; Pituitary conditions; Prolactinoma. A prolactinoma is a prolactin-producing tumour of the pituitary gland. These tumours come in ...
- Prolactinoma ( Pituitary Tumor ) - MedicineNet
Where is the pituitary gland located? What problems are caused by a pituitary tumor? How common is a prolactinoma?
Covers the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of prolactinoma, a benign tumor of the pituitary gland that causes excess production of the hormone prolactin.
- Prolactinomas and Prolactinoma Resources - Pituitary
Prolactinomas and Prolactinoma Resources - What is Prolactinomas - Information for Patients - The Neuroendocrine & Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center offers detailed ...
- Prolactinoma - Wikipedia
A prolactinoma is a benign tumor of the pituitary gland that produces a hormone called prolactin. It is the most common type of pituitary tumor. Symptoms of ...
- Prolactinoma - Mayo Clinic
Prolactinoma is a condition in which a noncancerous tumor (adenoma) of the pituitary gland in your brain overproduces the hormone prolactin. The major effect is ...
- Pituitary Gland Disorders and Tumors - Emory Healthcare
Pituitary tumors, also called pituitary adenomas, are the most common cause of pituitary gland disorders. More than 99 percent of these tumors are benign.