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

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