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

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