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Pearce Bailey (1865-1922)

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.)

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  • Acromegaly
  • Bleeding diatheses
  • Chromophobes
  • Cushing disease
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Drug reactions
  • Gonadotropinomas
  • Head trauma
  • Hemolytic crises
  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic necrosis
  • Macroprolactinomas
  • Meningitis
  • Microprolactinomas
  • Pituitary macroadenoma
  • Pituitary microadenoma
  • Sheehan syndrome
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Tuberculosis