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

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