FaCD Online Syndrome Fact Sheet

Last updated: 06 Feb 2008

Name: Amenorrhea-Galactorrhea syndrome

Mode of Inheritance: AD ?

OMIM number: 104600  

Tumor features

pituitary adenoma


Familial cases of galactorrhea and amenorrhea, due to a pituitary gland tumor have been reported[1;2]. Possibly these cases represent in fact multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 or another type of hereditary pituitary gland tumors.


[1] Linquette M, Herlant M, Laine E, Fossati P, Dupont-Lecompte M. Adenome a prolactine chez une fille dont la mere etait porteuse d'un adenmoe hypophysaire avec amenorrhee-galactorrhee. Ann Endocrinol 1967; 28(6):773-780.
[2] Young RL, Bradley EM, Goldzieher JW, Myers PW, Lecocq FR. Spectrum of nonpuerperal galactorrhea: report of two cases evolving through the various syndromes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1967; 27:461-466.