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Musculoskeletal Abbr

Green Mod - Musculoskeletal Abbreviations

BK below the knee
C1, C2, C3... first cervical vertebra, second cervical vertebra, etc.
Ca calcium, cancer
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
DJD degenerative joint disease
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticultion
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus (herniated disk)
HP hemipelvectomy
IS intracostal space
I.M., IM intramuscular
I.V., IV intravenous
KD knee disarticulation
L1, L2, etc... first lumbar vertebra, second lumbar vertebra, etc..
MG myasthenia gravis
MS muskuloskeletal; multiple sclerosis
NSAIDs nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs
ORTH, orth orthopedics
P phosphorus; pulse
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
SD shoulder disarticulation
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
LS lumbosacral spine
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle
Created by: renate