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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrom

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BX, Bx

biopsy

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BCC

basal cell carcinoma

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BP

blood pressure

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Ca

calcium

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CA

cancer

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CIS

carcinoma in situ

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CP

cerebral palsy

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CV

cardiovascular

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident (stroke)

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EEG

electroencephalography, electroencephalogram

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END

electroneurodiagnostic

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ENG

electronystagmography

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EP

evoked potential

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HA

headache

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HCVD

hypertensive cardiovascular disease

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HTN

hypertension

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MBD

minimal brain dysfuction

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met., metas., mets.

metastasis/metastases

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NCS

nerve conduction studies

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PSG

polysomnography

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RT

radiotherapy

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TIA

transient ischemic attack