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

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