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Descriptor English: Galactorrhea
Descriptor Spanish: Galactorrea
Descriptor Portuguese: Galactorreia
Descriptor French: Galactorrhée
Entry term(s): Galactorrheas
Tree number(s): C13.703.844.506.389
C17.800.090.937.439
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005687
Scope note: Excessive or inappropriate LACTATION in females or males, and not necessarily related to PREGNANCY. Galactorrhea can occur either unilaterally or bilaterally, and be profuse or sparse. Its most common cause is HYPERPROLACTINEMIA.
Annotation: usually check tags PREGNANCY & FEMALE
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under LACTATION DISORDERS 1975-90
Online Note: search LACTATION DISORDERS 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under LACTATION DISORDERS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 5826
Unique ID: D005687
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Galactorrhea - Preferred
Concept UI M0008935
Scope note Excessive or inappropriate LACTATION in females or males, and not necessarily related to PREGNANCY. Galactorrhea can occur either unilaterally or bilaterally, and be profuse or sparse. Its most common cause is HYPERPROLACTINEMIA.
Preferred term Galactorrhea
Entry term(s) Galactorrheas



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