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Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh

Jaskiran Kaur, Akash Gupta, Mushir Ahmad, Prasanna Chandra M.

Abstract
Background: Hypothyroidism refers to a state that results in a deficiency of thyroid hormones, including hypothalamic or pituitary disease and generalized tissue resistant to thyroid hormone. Thyroid-releasing hormone can cause a rise in serum prolactin levels in patients of primary hypothyroidism.

Objective: The objective of the study was to find the levels of serum prolactin in patients who are having hypothyroidism and to observe the relationship of prolactin with thyroid-stimulating hormone.

Materials and Methods: A total of 150 patients coming to endocrinology clinic for thyroid-related problems were selected for the study and analyzed for their serum T3, T4, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), and prolactin levels by enzyme-linked fluorescent assay technique using Vidas autoanalyzer from Biomeriuex, France.

Results: Prolactin level is high in the subclinical hypothyroid patients and hypothyroid patients as compared to euthyroid patients.

Conclusion: In our study, it was seen that the levels of prolactin rise in relation to rising TSH level in hypothyroid patients.

Key words: Prolactin, Hypothyroidism, T3, T4, Thyroid-stimulating Hormone


 
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Kaur J, Gupta A, Ahmad M, M PC. Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2018; 7(5): 377-379. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018


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Kaur J, Gupta A, Ahmad M, M PC. Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh. http://www.ijmsph.com/?mno=289704 [Access: October 21, 2018]. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018


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Kaur J, Gupta A, Ahmad M, M PC. Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2018; 7(5): 377-379. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018



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Kaur J, Gupta A, Ahmad M, M PC. Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh. Int J Med Sci Public Health. (2018), [cited October 21, 2018]; 7(5): 377-379. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018



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Kaur, J., Gupta, A., Ahmad, M. & M, P. C. (2018) Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh. Int J Med Sci Public Health, 7 (5), 377-379. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018



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Kaur, Jaskiran, Akash Gupta, Mushir Ahmad, and Prasanna Chandra M. 2018. Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 7 (5), 377-379. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018



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Kaur, Jaskiran, Akash Gupta, Mushir Ahmad, and Prasanna Chandra M. "Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 7 (2018), 377-379. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018



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Kaur, Jaskiran, Akash Gupta, Mushir Ahmad, and Prasanna Chandra M. "Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 7.5 (2018), 377-379. Print. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018



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Kaur, J., Gupta, A., Ahmad, M. & M, P. C. (2018) Level of serum prolactin in patients of hypothyroidism in Western Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 7 (5), 377-379. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2018.0103919022018





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