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Terminolgy Exam Abbrevs

ACL anterior cruciate ligament
BE barium enema; below elbow
BK below knee
C1, C2 first cervical vertebrae, second, third, etc.
Ca calcium, cancer
CDH congenital dislocation of hip
CO coccygeal nerve
CTS carpel tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
DEXA, DXA dual energy x-ray absoprtiometry
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO Doctor of Osteopathy
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation, hemodialysis
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus (herniated disk)
HP hemipelvectomy
IM intra muscular, infectious mononucleosis
IS intracostal space
IV intravenous
KD knee disarticulation
L1, L2 first lumbar vertebrae, second, third etc
LS lumbosacral spine
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS musculoskeletal, multiple sclerosis
NS no show
NSAIDs nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs
Ortho orthopedics
P phosphorus, pulse
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
RA right atrium, rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor, radio frequency
ROM range of motion
S1, S2 first sacral vertebrae, second , third etc
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1, T2 first thoracic vertebrae, second, third etc
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle (flat)
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