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

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