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

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