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

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