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Musculoskeletal Abbreviations

BK Below the knee
C1, C2 etc.. # cervical vertebrae
Ca calcium
CDH Congenital Dislocation of the Hip
CTS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
DJD Degenerative Joint Disease
EMG Electromyography
Fx Fracture
HD Hip Disarticulation, herniated disc
HNP Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
IS Intracostal Space
IM, I.M. Intramuscular
KD Knee Disarticulation
GERD Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
ALT Alanine Amniotransferace
AST Angiotensin Sensitivity Test
Ba barium
BaE Barium Enema
BM Bowl Movement
CT Computed Tomography
NG nasogastric
PUD peptic ulcer disease
GB gallbladder
GBS gallbladder series
GER gastroesophageal reflux
BKA below knee amputation
ORTHRO orthopedics
L1, L2 etc.. # Lumbar Vertebrae
MG Myasthenia Gravis
MS musculoskeletal
NSAID's Nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs
P pulse, Phosphorus
PCL Posterior cruciate ligament
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
SD shoulder disarticulation
THA total hip anthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee anthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
ABC aspiration biopsy cytology
alk phos alkaline phosphatase
GI gastrointestinal
HAV Hepatitis A virus
HBV hepatitis B virus
HCV Hepatitis C virus
HDV Hepatitis D virus
HEV Hepatitis E virus
IBS Irratable bowl syndrome
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogtaphy
R/O rule out
SGOT angiotensin sensitivity test
SGPT alanine amniotransferace
Created by: sumer61