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

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