Language of Medicine Chapter 16-Abbreviations

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Chabner's Language of Medicine, 9th edition. Abbreviations for Chapter 16- Skin/Integumentary system.

ABCDE

Characteristics associated with melanoma

Characteristic A

assymetry of shape

Characteristic B

border (irregularity)

Characteristic C

color (variation within one lesion)

Characteristic D

diameter (greater than 6mm)

Characteristic E

evolution (change)

Derm

dermatology

PPD

purified protein derivative- used in skin test for tuberculosis

PUVA

psoralen-ultraviolet A light therapy; treatment for psoriasis and other skin conditions.

SLE

systemic lupus erythematosis

SC

subcutaneous

DLE

discoid lupus erythematosus

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