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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 167132, 7 pages
Review Article

Macroprolactinemia: Diagnostic, Clinical, and Pathogenic Significance

1Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, 1-1 Mukaihata-cho, Fukakusa, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8555, Japan
2Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

Received 12 September 2012; Revised 2 November 2012; Accepted 8 November 2012

Academic Editor: Xavier Bossuyt

Copyright © 2012 Akira Shimatsu and Naoki Hattori. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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