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

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