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

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