[Diseases] abbreviations

  • COPD  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • Example: Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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  • UC  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Ulcerative Colitis

    • Example: Read about ulcerative colitis causes, and symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, rectal pain, urgency to defecate, or painful bowel movements; diagnosis and treatment options are also discussed.

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  • FBJ  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Finkel - Biskis - Jinkins


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  • APS  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome


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  • GWI  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Gulf War Illness

    • Example: How to go about getting gulf war illness started etc. by Hennyhamp » 17 Jan 2018, 03:37. 17 Replies 875 Views Last post by bowhunter2084 10 Mar 2018, 04:36

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  • IBD  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Inflamatory Bowel Disease


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  • MFD  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Mad Flag Disease


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  • RBF  (Medical > Diseases)

    Stand For:  Rat-Bite Fever

    • Example: The recent report of a 10-year-old boy that died from rat-bite fever in San Diego has raised concerns about the risk of contracting this disease from pet rats. The family of the child is suing Petco, where they bought a pet rat two weeks before the boy died after a 48-hour illness characterized by flu-like …

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