Plasma Prolactin in Liver Cirrhosis

  • L. Demelia
  • A. Salinas


Increased basal Prolactin (PRL) levels have been reported in patients with hepatic cirrhosis of mainly alcoholic etiology. These high levels have been correlated to conditions secondary to liver cirrhosis such as hypogonadism and feminization other than to a direct action of alcohol at pituitary level.


Liver Cirrhosis Hepatic Encephalopathy Cirrhotic Patient Plasma Prolactin Plasma Prolactin Level 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Demelia
    • 1
  • A. Salinas
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Medicina Interna, Cattedra di Patologia Speciale Medica IIUniversità di CagliariCagliariItaly

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