Resource Summary

OBJECTIVE
Alberta clinicians optimize laboratory testing for investigation of suspected galactorrhea
TARGET POPULATION
Patients with non-puerperal secretions of milk
EXCLUSIONS
None

RECOMMENDATIONS
Evaluate secretions during breast examination
Repeat testing if equivocal prolactin results
Measure prolactin level at least one hour after a breast examination as breast trauma or manipulation can affect prolactin levels
Refer to algorithm for diagnostic options

*** Original Documents can be found and downloaded using the link provided below ***

https://www.topalbertadoctors.org/cpgs/44335263

Publication Date: 2014-5-1
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-04-25 13:37:15