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Buzzwords & FindingsEgotistical person's/people's last name(Bonus
Mitochondrial myopathy causing acute loss of central vision
Cerebellar tonsillar herniation through foramen magnum, often with syringomyelia
Amenorrhea secondary to adhesions
Faulty collagen
Coronary artery aneurysm + strawberry tongue
1st branchial arch fails to migrate --> mandibular hypoplasia
Shitloads of IgE; T cells fail to produce IFN-gamma
JVD with inspiration
Immotile cilia
Endomyocardial fibrosis with a prominent eosinophilic infiltrate
Hurthle cells
Palpable purpura on butt, arthralgia, multiple GI lesions of same ago
Neisseria meningitidis induced adrenal hemorrhage
Microtubule polymerization defect --> defective phagolysosome fusion; LYST gene defect
MEN 2A's alter ego
Can't see, can't pee, can't climb a tree
All-absorbing interests, repetitive behavior, and problems with social relationships. Normal intelligence.
Pigmented iris hamartomas
Calcification of radial/ulnar artery media
Nevus flammeus (ipsilateral leptomeningeal angiomatosis), seizures, early glaucoma
Thyrotoxicosis if a patient with iodine deficiency goiter is made iodine replete
Hemangioblastomas of retina/cerebellum, medulla; bilateral renal cell carcinomas
Chronic primary adrenal insufficiency
Ask a patient 'where does it hurt?' Squeezes chest.
Thymic, parathyroid, and cardiac defects
Buzzwords & FindingsEgotistical person's/people's last name(Bonus
Anosmia + lack of secondary sexual characteristics
The person who wanted MEN 1 named after them
Oral extoderm that gives rise to the anterior pituitary
Decreased neutral amino acid (tryptophan) absorption; can lead to pellagra
Yolk sac tumor histologic finding (resembling glomeruli)
Hyperorality, hypersexuality, disinhibited behavior
Most common cause of primary amenorrhea
Incomplete closure of vitelline duct
Thrombocytopenic purpura, Infections, Eczema
Aldosterone-secreting adrenal adenoma
Absent cerebellar vermis; cystic enlargement of 4th ventricle.
Excess iodine ingestion inhibits thyroid peroxidase and therefore organification
Telangiectasia, recurrent epistaxis, skin discolorations, AVM's
Lowered elasticity of aorta shifts the dicrotic notch
Defective type IV collagen
Bilateral renal agenesis
X-linked mutated dystrophin gene
Fibrinous pericarditis weeks post-MI
Maternal allele deletion on 15th, pop's is methylated
Congenital disease with same neurologic manifestations as polio
Deficient cross-linking during collagen synthesis secondary to copper deficiency
Painful hematemesis caused by hyperemesis
Caudate atrophy
Duodenal atresia; Septum primum ASD; nuchal translucency on ultrasound
Buzzwords & FindingsEgotistical person's/people's last name(Bonus
Boot shaped heard due to RVH; Overriding aorta
'Elfin' facies; hypercalcemia; extreme friendliness with strangers; cardiovascular problems
Post-partum adrenal hemorrhage
Atrialized right ventricle (fetus) associated with mom using lithium
Reversal of cardiac blood shunting
Rocker-bottom feet; micrognathia; low-set ears; clenched hands; prominent occiput
Fibrillin defect, subluxation of lenses, cystic medial necrosis of aorta
Irreversible memory loss, confabulation, personality change (in an alcoholic)
Triad: confusion + ophthalmoplegia + ataxia (in an alcoholic)
Benign ovarian tumor resembling bladder tissue
Dorsal hand calluses from induced vomiting in bulimia nervosa
Granulosa cell tumor histologic finding (small follicles filled with eosinophilic secretions
Asthma, palpable purpura, peripheral neuropathy; P-ANCA
A maneuver requiring assistance of the upper extremities to stand up
X-linked seen exclusively in girls! Stereotyped hand wringing.
ST elevation secondary to resting coronary artery vasospasm
The goo that surrounds the umbilical arteries and vein
Cafe-au-lait spots, neural tumors, Lisch nodules (pigmented iris hamartomas), scoliosis, optic gliomas
Rocker-bottom feet; cleft lip/palate; holoprosencephaly; polydactyly; normal pregnancy screen
GI malignancy metastatic to ovaries
Rock-solid thyroid
Triad: Ovarian fibroma + Ascites + hydrothorax
X-linked recessive immunodeficiency with decreased Ig (all isotypes)
Paternal allele deletion on 15th, mom's is methylated

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