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The chronic subdural hematoma was originally termed “pachymeningitis hemorrhagica interna” by Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow in 1857 1).


Pituitary metastases (PM) is a rare complication of advanced malignancy, first reported by L. Benjamin in 1857 as a case of melanoma spread to the pituitary identified in an autopsy 2) and later in 1913, Harvey Williams Cushing 3)


1)
Scott M. Spontaneous Nontraumatic Subdural Hematomas. JAMA. 1949; 141:596–602
2)
Chiang MF, Brock M, Patt S. Pituitary metastases. Neurochirurgia (Stuttg). 1990 Jul;33(4):127-31. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1053571. PMID: 2203980.
3)
Cushing H. Concerning diabetes insipidus and the polyuria of the hypophysial origin. Boston Med Surg J. 1913;168(25):901–10.
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