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Prolactinomas and functional hyperprolactinaemia

, : Prolactinomas and functional hyperprolactinaemia. Biologie de la lactation: 143-166

Research into the development of prolactinoma in humans is reviewed, under the 3 broad headings: prolactinoma, functional hyperprolactinaemia and physiopathological data.

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