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

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