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

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