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

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