Summary of Hypoprolactinemia
Flashcards on Hypoprolactinemia
Hypoprolactinemia can be a cause of failure after childbirth.
Questions on Hypoprolactinemia
A 29-year-old Turkish woman, gravida 2, para 2, comes to the office because of fatigue, failure to lactate, and amenorrhea for the past two months. She had delivered a healthy baby boy two months ago via spontaneous vaginal delivery, during which she required transfusion of two units of packed erythrocytes. She moved to the US with her family one month ago. Since delivery, she has been unable to breastfeed her child and has yet to resume her menses. Physical examination shows sparse pubic hair. Which of the following factors is the most likely underlying cause behind her condition?