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Abbreviations, Acron

Mixed Bag

QuestionAnswer
Derm dermatology
PPD Purified protein derivative; ski test for tuberculosis
SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus
SubQ Subcutaneous
ACL Anterior cruciate ligament
AKA Above the knee amputation
BKA Below the knee amputation
C1-C7 Cervical vertebrae
CTS Carpal tunnel syndrome
Fx Fracture
L1-L5 Lumbar vertebrae
OA Osteoarthritis
RA Rheumatoid arthritis
T1-T12 Thoracic vertebrae
TMJ Temporomandibular joint
ARF Acute renal failuer
BV Bacterial vaginosis
CPP Chronic pelvic pain
CKD Chronic kidney failure
CRF Chronic renal failure
Cx Cervix
DUB Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
LMP Last menstrual period
PMS Premenstrual syndrome
PSA Prostate specific antigen
SUI Stress urinary incontinence
UA Urinalysis
UTI Urinary tract infection
AGA Appropriate for gestational age
ARM Artificial rupture of membrane
BV Bacterial Vaginosis
CPD Cephalopelvic disproportion
CS Cesarean section
EDD Estimated date of delivery
EFW Estimated fetal weight
FAS Fetal alcohol syndrome
G Gravid (pregnant)
HSV Herpes simplex virus
LGA Large for gestational age
OB Obstetrics
PROM Premature rupture of membrane
SROM Spontaneous rupture of membrane
AGA Appropriate for gestational age
ARM Artificial rupture of membrane
CPD Cephalopelvic disproportion
CMV Congenital cytomegalovirus
EFW Estimated fetal weight
FAS Fetal alcohol syndrome
LBW Low birth weight
LGA Large for gestational age
RDS Respiratory distress syndrome
IUGR intrauterine growth retardation
AVS Aortic valve stenosis
ASD Atrial septal defect
CoA Coarctation of the aorta
PDA Patent ductus arteriosus
PTA Persistent truncus arteriosus
TAPVR Total anomalous pulmonary venous return
TOF Tetralogy of Fallot
VSD Ventricular septal defect
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