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

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