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ea0014p307 | (1) | ECE2007

The prevalence of hyperprolactinaemia in overt and subclinical hypothyroidism

Hekimsoy Zeliha , Kafesçiler Sabriye , Güçlü Feyzullah , Özmen Bilgin

Hyperprolactinaemia can occur in patients with primary hypothyroidism. Although its prevalence in overt hypothyroidism varies from 0 to 40%, its prevalence and clinical significance in subclinical hypothyroidism has not been studied. In this prospective, observational study, serum levels of prolactin (PRL) were measured in 167 consecutive patients presenting to our endocrinology clinic for evaluation of hypothyroidism, and correlation of PRL levels with the severity of hypothy...