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

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