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Can you name the people who these diseases, syndromes, signs, tests, and findings are named after?

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

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