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

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