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

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