U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination

Galactorrhea

MedGen UID:
777088
Concept ID:
C3665358
Disease or Syndrome
Synonym: Galactorrheas
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0009256
OMIM®: 230300

Definition

Excessive secretion of breast milk. [from NCI]

Clinical features

From HPO
Abnormality of the genitourinary system
MedGen UID:
52948
Concept ID:
C0042063
Congenital Abnormality
The presence of any abnormality of the genitourinary system.
Abnormal thorax morphology
MedGen UID:
867424
Concept ID:
C4021797
Anatomical Abnormality
Any abnormality of the thorax (the region of the body formed by the sternum, the thoracic vertebrae and the ribs).
Galactorrhea not associated with childbirth
MedGen UID:
115998
Concept ID:
C0235660
Disease or Syndrome
Spontaneous flow of milk from the breast, unassociated with childbirth or nursing.

Term Hierarchy

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Tritos NA, Miller KK
JAMA 2023 Apr 25;329(16):1386-1398. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.5444. PMID: 37097352
Klein DA, Paradise SL, Reeder RM
Am Fam Physician 2019 Jul 1;100(1):39-48. PMID: 31259490
Chanson P, Raverot G, Castinetti F, Cortet-Rudelli C, Galland F, Salenave S; French Endocrinology Society non-functioning pituitary adenoma work-group
Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 2015 Jul;76(3):239-47. Epub 2015 Jun 10 doi: 10.1016/j.ando.2015.04.002. PMID: 26072284

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Klein DA, Paradise SL, Reeder RM
Am Fam Physician 2019 Jul 1;100(1):39-48. PMID: 31259490
Salzman B, Collins E, Hersh L
Am Fam Physician 2019 Apr 15;99(8):505-514. PMID: 30990294
Chanson P, Raverot G, Castinetti F, Cortet-Rudelli C, Galland F, Salenave S; French Endocrinology Society non-functioning pituitary adenoma work-group
Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 2015 Jul;76(3):239-47. Epub 2015 Jun 10 doi: 10.1016/j.ando.2015.04.002. PMID: 26072284
Bostwick JR, Guthrie SK, Ellingrod VL
Pharmacotherapy 2009 Jan;29(1):64-73. doi: 10.1592/phco.29.1.64. PMID: 19113797
Yazigi RA, Quintero CH, Salameh WA
Fertil Steril 1997 Feb;67(2):215-25. doi: 10.1016/S0015-0282(97)81900-0. PMID: 9022592

Diagnosis

Wildemberg LE, Fialho C, Gadelha MR
Presse Med 2021 Dec;50(4):104080. Epub 2021 Oct 21 doi: 10.1016/j.lpm.2021.104080. PMID: 34687915
Klein DA, Paradise SL, Reeder RM
Am Fam Physician 2019 Jul 1;100(1):39-48. PMID: 31259490
Salzman B, Collins E, Hersh L
Am Fam Physician 2019 Apr 15;99(8):505-514. PMID: 30990294
Vilar L, Vilar CF, Lyra R, Freitas MDC
Neuroendocrinology 2019;109(1):7-19. Epub 2019 Mar 20 doi: 10.1159/000499694. PMID: 30889571
Nelson LM
N Engl J Med 2009 Feb 5;360(6):606-14. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcp0808697. PMID: 19196677Free PMC Article

Therapy

Trinchieri A, Perletti G, Magri V, Stamatiou K, Trinchieri M, Montanari E
Arch Ital Urol Androl 2021 Dec 21;93(4):489-496. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2021.4.489. PMID: 34933535
Cazorla-Ortiz G, Obregón-Guitérrez N, Rozas-Garcia MR, Goberna-Tricas J
J Hum Lact 2020 Nov;36(4):739-749. Epub 2020 Sep 14 doi: 10.1177/0890334420950321. PMID: 32926655
Bo QJ, Wang ZM, Li XB, Ma X, Wang CY, de Leon J
Psychiatry Res 2016 Mar 30;237:257-63. Epub 2016 Jan 16 doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.01.031. PMID: 26822064
Bostwick JR, Guthrie SK, Ellingrod VL
Pharmacotherapy 2009 Jan;29(1):64-73. doi: 10.1592/phco.29.1.64. PMID: 19113797
Bohnet HG, Dahlén HG, Wuttke W, Schneider HP
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1976 Jan;42(1):132-43. doi: 10.1210/jcem-42-1-132. PMID: 765352

Prognosis

Šulavíková Z, Krásnik V
Cesk Slov Oftalmol 2023 Spring;79(3):143-148. doi: 10.31348/2023/20. PMID: 37344216
Saparamadu AADNS, Lam CWL, Lim LC, Lee J
Clin Lab 2021 Jul 1;67(7) doi: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2020.201108. PMID: 34258986
Lopes MBS
Pituitary 2020 Feb;23(1):3-8. doi: 10.1007/s11102-019-00997-1. PMID: 31641970
Huang W, Molitch ME
Am Fam Physician 2012 Jun 1;85(11):1073-80. PMID: 22962879
Peña KS, Rosenfeld JA
Am Fam Physician 2001 May 1;63(9):1763-70. PMID: 11352287

Clinical prediction guides

Tritos NA, Miller KK
JAMA 2023 Apr 25;329(16):1386-1398. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.5444. PMID: 37097352
Matalliotakis M, Koliarakis I, Matalliotaki C, Trivli A, Hatzidaki E
Acta Biomed 2019 Jan 23;90(1):149-157. doi: 10.23750/abm.v90i1.8142. PMID: 30889169Free PMC Article
Molitch ME
JAMA 2017 Feb 7;317(5):516-524. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.19699. PMID: 28170483
Bo QJ, Wang ZM, Li XB, Ma X, Wang CY, de Leon J
Psychiatry Res 2016 Mar 30;237:257-63. Epub 2016 Jan 16 doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.01.031. PMID: 26822064
Lake MG, Krook LS, Cruz SV
Am Fam Physician 2013 Sep 1;88(5):319-27. PMID: 24010395

Recent systematic reviews

Bao QN, Yin ZH, Zhou YF, Li YQ, Zhang XY, Xia MZ, Chen ZH, Zhong WQ, Yao J, Wu KX, Zhang ZY, Xu SJ, Liang FR
PLoS One 2024;19(6):e0303948. Epub 2024 Jun 6 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0303948. PMID: 38843204Free PMC Article
Fachi MM, de Deus Bueno L, de Oliveira DC, da Silva LL, Bonetti AF
J Clin Pharm Ther 2021 Dec;46(6):1549-1556. Epub 2021 Jun 16 doi: 10.1111/jcpt.13460. PMID: 34137053
Bo QJ, Wang ZM, Li XB, Ma X, Wang CY, de Leon J
Psychiatry Res 2016 Mar 30;237:257-63. Epub 2016 Jan 16 doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.01.031. PMID: 26822064
Katz N, Mazer NA
Clin J Pain 2009 Feb;25(2):170-5. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181850df6. PMID: 19333165
Hughes E, Collins J, Vandekerckhove P
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2000;(2):CD000044. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD000044. PMID: 10796473

Supplemental Content

Table of contents

    Clinical resources

    Practice guidelines

    • PubMed
      See practice and clinical guidelines in PubMed. The search results may include broader topics and may not capture all published guidelines. See the FAQ for details.
    • Bookshelf
      See practice and clinical guidelines in NCBI Bookshelf. The search results may include broader topics and may not capture all published guidelines. See the FAQ for details.

    Consumer resources

    Recent activity

    Your browsing activity is empty.

    Activity recording is turned off.

    Turn recording back on

    See more...