Hyperprolactinaemia: when MRI is indicated?

Wasan Majeed, Mohammed Kadhim
Design: This prospective study was carried out at the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit at the department of diagnostic imaging of Al-Kadhmiya Teaching Hospital over a period of 26 months. Objective: To establish a strategy for the use of MRI of the pituitary region in patients with hyperprolactinaemia based on the possibility of finding a pathology in the pituitary region as a cause of hyperprolactinaemia with respect to serum prolactin (PRL) as well as the analysis of serum PRL in
more » ... erum PRL in relation to the size of adenoma in the pre & post medical treatment evaluation to determine the need for MRI in the follow up in patients with pituitary adenoma.