Medical Eponyms by starnesk

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Quiz Description

You don't have to bury yourself in debt or take a 36 hour call shift to get these questions about diseases, anatomical features, or other medical terms named after doctors who discovered them, or the patients who made them famous. Dictate your answers and your attending will review them for accuracy.

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Questions:

"You ever think what a coincidence it is that Lou Gehrig died of Lou Gehrig's disease?" Was uttered by what fictional wise guy?

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Christopher Moltisanti

Tenderness to palpation at McBurney's point is positive for what condition, which results in one of the most common surgeries?

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appendicitis

What disease, characterized by progressive neurological decline and Involuntary jerking or writhing movements of the limbs was the cause of death of the owner of this guitar, as well as his mother?

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Huntington's Disease, Huntington's Chorea

Trisomy 21, which usually manifests itself with distinct facial features, intellectual disability, creased palms, heart defects, and cervical spine instability, is better known as what?

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Down Syndrome

Soccer's Tim Howard, Dan Ackroyd, and Dr Samuel Johnson all share what condition which, though popular culture makes yelled expletives it's most famous symptom, most often presents with tics, involuntary vocalization, or obsessive-compulsive behavior.

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Tourette syndrome

Scottish surgeon Charles Bell first described the palsy that bears his name, a lesion of which cranial nerve?

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VII, facial nerve

One of the diseases a doctor can sometimes diagnose when they walk to the patient's room; what syndrome is characterized by usually long limbs and fingers, and has a very serious risk of blindness and aortic aneurysm.

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Marfan Syndrome

Tay-Sachs disease, an inherited metabolic disorder in which certain lipids accumulate in the brain, causing spasticity and death in childhood, is most common in what ethnic group? (Be specific)

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Anasazi Jewish

Thomas Addison first described the endocrine disorder that bears his name, and is thought to be the reason what US President always appeared to be so tan.

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John Kennedy

YOU might develop (and let's hope you don't) it's Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease.Cows might get bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Either way, it's caused by what unusual and recently discovered type of pathogen

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Prion, miss-folded protein

Fill in the blank: The sino-atrial (SA) node --> The atrio-ventricular (AV) node --> ________ --> The left and right bundle branches --> The Purkinje fibres

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Bundle of His

A popular line of motorcycles and a disease of the blood vessels that can cause fatal coronary artery aneurysms in untreated children share what name.

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Kawasaki