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

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