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

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