Which clinical history findings are characteristic of prolactinomas in men?

Updated: Mar 25, 2018
  • Author: Venkatesh Babu Segu, MD, MBBS, DM; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Men with prolactinoma have 1 or more features of hypogonadism, which may include decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, or infertility. [5] Gynecomastia is very unusual in these men.

If a prolactinoma develops prepubertally, hyperprolactinemia may result in a female body habitus and small testicles.


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