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musculoskeletal

abbreviations - green module

QuestionAnswer
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
BE below the elbow;
BK below the knee
C1, C2, C3.... 1st cervical vertebra, 2nd cervical vertebra, 3rd cervical vertebra ....
Ca cancer
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CO coccygeal nerve
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
DEXA, DXA dual energy xray absorptiometry
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO Dr of Osteopathy
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus
IM intramuscular
IS intercostal space
IV intravenous
L1, L2... 1st lumbar vertebra, 2nd lumbar vertebra.....
LS lumbosacral spine
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imagine
MS musculoskeletal
NSAIDS non steroidal antiinflammatory drugs
ORTH, ortho orthopedics
P pulse; phophorous
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
S1. S2.... 1st sacral vertebra, 2nd sacral vertebra ...
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1, T2.. 1sr thoracic vertebra, 2nd thoracic vertavra...
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle
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