Abbreviations: Test

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  1. AP
    anteroposterior (front to back)
  2. CT
    computed tomography
  3. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  4. LUQ
    = left upper guardant
  5. PA
    posteroanterior (back to front)
  6. PET
    positron emission tomography (nuclear medicine imaging technique)
  7. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  8. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  9. C1-C7
    first cervical through seventh cervical vertebrae
  10. CT
    = computed tomography
  11. DJD
    = degenerative joint disease
  12. EMG
    = electromyography
  13. Fx
    = fracture
  14. L1-L5
    = first lumbar through fifth lumbar vertebrae
  15. MD
    = muscular dystrophy
  16. MRI
    = magnetic resonance imaging
  17. OA = osteoarthritis
    = osteoarthritis
  18. ORIF = open reduction internal fixation
    = open reduction internal fixation
  19. RA
    = rheumatoid arthritis
  20. ROM
    = range of motion
  21. T1-T12
    = first thoracic through twelfth thoracic vertebrae
  22. BCC
    = basal cell carcinoma
  23. Bx
    = biopsy
  24. FB
    = foreign body
  25. HPV
    = human papilloma virus
  26. HSV
    = herpes simplex virus
  27. I&D
    = incision and drainage
  28. SCC
    = squamous cell carcinoma
  29. TB
    = tuberculosis

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