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ea0021p38 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

A case of microprolactinoma in a young man presenting as obesity despite regular heavy exercise

Bradley Sarah , Piya Milan , Taheri Shahrad

Introduction: Hyperprolactinaemia may be associated with weight gain and obesity, suggesting that prolactin may modulate body composition and weight. Treatment that normalises prolactin levels using dopamine agonists frequently leads to weight loss and provides further evidence for the association.Case: A 28-year-old South Asian male with a body mass index of 27.2 kg/m2 was referred to a weight management clinic with a five year history of wei...