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

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