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

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