Prolactin should be measured as
part of investigations into loss of libido, infertility, menstral disturbances and
gynaecomastia. Prolactin-secreting tumours can present with visual disturbance, headache
The use of prolactin levels in providing supportive evidence for a genuinely epilepetic
seizure is severely limited by the need for a sample within 30 minutes of the fit.
Elevated prolactin levels may occur due to (the 5