USMLE Egotism

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

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