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

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