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American neurologist Pearce Bailey first described the clinical syndrome of apoplexy in 1898, with a case of fatal hemorrhage into a growth-hormone-secreting posterior pituitary adenoma. (Source: Anonymous. Pearce Bailey. In: Wingate CF, Lee A, Williams JL, Paine HG. Universities and Their Sons: History, Influence and Characteristics of American Universities. Vol. 3. Boston: R Herndon Co., 1899:174.)