List of medical abbreviations: 0–9

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Dx - Diagnosis Sx - Symptoms Fx - Fracture Tx - Treatment Hx - History
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Abbreviation Meaning
Δ diagnosis;
ΔΔ differential diagnosis (the list of possible diagnoses, and the effort to narrow that list)
+ve positive (as in the result of a test)
# fracture
#NOF fracture to the neck of the femur
(R with crossed tail) prescription
Ψ psychiatry, psychosis
Σ sigmoidoscopy
x/12 x number of months
x/40 x number of weeks of pregnancy
x/52 x number of weeks
x/7 x number of days
18F-FDG 18F-fluordeoxyglucose
2/2 secondary to
3TC lamivudine
5-FU 5-fluorouracil
5-HIAA 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid
5-HT 5-hydroxytryptamine, that is, serotonin
6MP 6-mercaptopurine
yields, becomes