[TimeCapsule] Cushing's disease—from Minnie G to key issues in the early 21st century


Oct 7, 2019, marks the 80th anniversary of the death of Harvey Cushing, the father of modern neurosurgery. Here we give a historical perspective from Cushing’s original description of the clinical syndrome that now bears his name through to the modern day. We highlight some of the key milestones that allowed improved understanding and management of this extraordinarily challenging condition, and identify some of the key issues that still exist in the 21st century.


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