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

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