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

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