Serum prolactin in neonatal seizures.


Kilic S. Ş. , Tarim Ö. F. , Eralp O.

Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society, vol.41, no.1, pp.61-4, 1999 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.1999.01018.x
  • Journal Name: Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.61-4

Abstract

Background: Prolactin is the most specific neurohormone that is elevated after seizures. This study was undertaken to determine the clinical usefulness of plasma prolactin as a diagnostic aid in differential diagnosis of neonatal convulsions.