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

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