Skin Abbreviations, Diagnostic Procedures, Pharmacology

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  1. AIDS
    acquired immune deficiency disease
  2. BCC
    basal cell carcinoma
  3. Bx, bx
    biopsy
  4. Derm
    dermatology
  5. Dx
    diagnosis
  6. FH
    • family history
    • incision and drainage
  7. I&D
    incision and drainage; irrigation and debridement
  8. PE
    • physical examination
    • pulmonary embolism
    • pressure-equalizing tube
  9. biopsy
    removal of a small piece of living tissue from an organ or other part of the body form microscopic examination
  10. skin test
    determines sensitivity (allergy) by applying suspected allergen into skin and watching for inflammatory response
  11. antibiotics
    kill bacteria that causes skin infection
  12. antifungals
    kill fungi that infect the skin
  13. antipruritics
    reduce severe itching
  14. corticosteroids
    anti-inflammatory agents that treat skin inflammation

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