Hyperprolactinemia is associated with a high prevalence of serum autoantibodies, high levels of inflammatory cytokines and an abnormal distribution of peripheral B-cell subsets.


Department of Laboratory Diagnosis, Shanghai Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China. [Email]


Hyperprolactinemia (HPRL) has been reported in many autoimmune diseases. However, the serum autoantibody profile and peripheral B-cell subset distribution in women with HPRL are largely unknown. The current study aimed to investigate the autoantibody prevalence and cytokine levels as well as to further explore the B-cell subset distribution in women with HPRL.


Anti-nuclear antibodies,Autoantibodies,B-cell subsets,Hyperprolactinemia,Prolactin,Rheumatoid factor,

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