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View Full Document Right Arrow Icon 1 Medical Student’s Amnesia A transient selective loss of memory during an exam that prevents one from remembering the eponymically-named diseases discovered by old, dead doctors. Addison’s Disease 1. Primary adrenocortical deficiency Addisonian Anemia 2. Pernicious anemia (antibodies to intrinsic factor or parietal cells IF Vit B 12 megaloblastic anemia) Albright’s Syndrome 3. Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, precocious puberty, café au lait spots, short stature, young girls Alport’s Syndrome 4. Hereditary nephritis with nerve deafness Alzheimer’s 5. Progressive dementia Argyll-Robertson Pupil 6. Loss of light reflex constriction (contralateral or bilateral) 7. “Prostitute’s Eye” – accommodates but does not react 8. Pathognomonic for 3 ° Syphilis 9. Lesion pretectal region of superior colliculus Arnold-Chiari Malformation 10. Cerebellar tonsil herniation through foramen magnum = see thoracolumbar meningomyelocele Barrett’s 11. Columnar metaplasia of lower esophagus ( risk of adenocarcinoma)- constant gastroesophageal reflux Bartter’s Syndrome 12. Hyperreninemia Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy 13. Similar to Duchenne, but less severe (mutation, not a deficiency, in dystrophin protein) Bell’s Palsy 14. CNVII palsy (entire face; recall that UMN lesion only affects lower face) Berger’s Disease 15. IgA nephropathy causing hematuria in kids, usually following infection Bernard-Soulier Disease 16. Defect in platelet adhesion Berry Aneurysm 17. Circle of Willis (subarachnoid bleed) Anterior Communicating artery 18. Often associated with ADPKD Bowen’s Disease 19. Carcinoma in situ on shaft of penis ( risk of visceral ca) [compare w/ Queyrat] Brill-Zinsser Disease 20. Recurrences of rickettsia prowazaki up to 50 yrs later Briquet’s Syndrome 21. Somatization disorder 22. Psychological: multiple physical complaints without physical pathology Broca’s Aphasia 23. Motor Aphasia (area 44 & 45) intact comprehension Brown-Sequard 24. Hemisection of cord Proprio) Bruton’s Disease 25. X-linked agammaglobinemia ( B cells) Budd-Chiari 26. Post-hepatic venous thrombosis = ab pain; hepatomegaly; ascites; portal HTN; liver failure Buerger’s Disease 27. Acute inflammation of medium and small arteries of extremities painful ischemia gangrene 28. Seen almost exclusively in young and middle-aged men who smoke. Burkitt’s Lymphoma 29. Small noncleaved cell lymphoma EBV 30. 8:14 translocation 31. Seen commonly in jaws, abdomen, retroperitoneal soft tissues 32. Starry sky appearance Caisson Disease 33. Nitric gas emboli Chagas’ Disease 34. Trypansoma infection - cardiomegaly with apical atrophy, achlasia Chediak-Higashi Disease 35. (AR) Phagocyte Deficiency = defect in microtubule polymerization 36.
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