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HDN
hemolytic disease of the newborn
TAH-BSO
total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
HPV
human papilloma virus
ECC
endocervical curettage
G
gravida (pregnant)
AFP
alpha-fetoprotein; high levels in amniotic fluid of fetus or maternal serum indicate increased risk of neurological birth defects in the infant.
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone
D&C
dilation (dilatation) and curettage
EDC
estimated date of confinement
EMB
endometrial biopsy
primip
primipara; primiparous
GYN
gynecology
ERT
estrogen replacement therapy
Cx
cervix
AB
abortion
Pap smear
Papanicolaou smear (test for cervical or vaginal cancer)
LH
luteinizing hormone
IUD
intrauterine device; contraceptive
PMS
premenstrual syndrome
LEEP
loop electrocautery excision procedure
HCG; hCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
multip
multipara; multiparous
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
CIN
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
DCIS
ductal carcinoma in situ; a precancerous breast lesion that indicates a higher risk for invasive ductal breast cancer
SERMs
selective estrogen receptor modulators
BSE
breast self-examination
LMP
last menstrual period
CS
cesarean section
OCPs
oral contraceptive pills
SLN biopsy
sentinel node biopsy; blue dye or radioisotopes (or both) identifies the first lymph node draining the breast lymphatics
CIS
carcinoma in situ
TRAM flap
trans-rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap; breast reconstruction
Path
pathology
FHR
fetal heart rate
Para 2-0-1-2
woman's reproductive history; 2 full term infants, 0 preterm, 1 abortion, and 2 living children
DUB
dysfunctional uterine bleeding
HSG
hysterosalpingography
OB
obstetrics
CVS
chorionic villus sampling
LAVH
laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy
DES
diethylstilbestrol; an estrogen compound used in the treatment of menopausal problems involving estrogen deficiency; if administered during pregnancy, it has been found to be related to subsequent tumors in the daughters (rarely in sons) of mothers so treated.
C-section
cesarean section