galactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome


galactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome
amenorrhea accompanied by galactorrhea, sometimes associated with increased levels of prolactin; several different types are known. See Ahumada-del Castillo s., Chiari-Frommel s., and Forbes-Albright s.

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