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Endocrine and Gastrointestinal Abbreviation Charts

Endocrine system and gastrointestinal system abbreviation study and reference charts.

Endocrine System  
AC adrenal cortex
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH antidiuretic hormone
CAH congenital adrenal hyperplasia
DI diabetes insipidus
DKA diabetic ketoacidosis
DM diabetes mellitus
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone
GH growth hormone
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin
HGF human growth factor
ICSH interstitial cell-stimulating hormone
IDDM insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
IGT impaired glucose tolerance
JOD juvenile-onset diabetes
LH luteinizing hormone
MEA multiple endocrine adenomatosis
MEN multiple endocrine neoplasia
MSH melanocyte-stimulating hormone
NIDDM noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
OXT oxytocin
PRL prolactin
PTH parathyroid hormone
SIADH syndrome of inappropriate ADH
STH somatotropic hormone
T3 triiodothyronine
T4 thyroxine
TFT thyroid function test
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
Gastrointestinal System  
abd abdomen/abdominal
BE barium eneme
BM bowel movement
BS bowel sounds
CAH chronic active hepatitis
CBD common bile duct
CUC chronic ulcerative colitis
D&V diarrhea & vomiting
DU duodenal ulcer
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
ESO, esoph esophagus
GB gallbladder
GBS gallbladder series
GERD, GRD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI gastrointestinal
HAV hepatitis A virus
HBV hepatitis B virus
HCV hepatitis C virus
HDV hepatitis D virus
HI hepatic insufficiency
IBD inflammatory bowel disease
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
IH infectious hepatitis
IVC intravenous cholangiography
LES lower esophageal sphincter
LFT liver function tests
LGI lower gastrointestinal
LSK liver, spleen & kidneys
NG, N-G nasogastric (tube)
N/V nausea & vomiting
OCG oral cholecystogram
PEG percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
PEM protein-energy malnutrition
procto proctoscopy
PU peptic ulcer
PUD peptic ulcer disease
RDA recommended daily/dietary allowance
SBFT small bowel follow-through
SBO small bowel obstruction
SBS small bowel series
TPN total parenteral nutrition
UGI upper gastrointestinal
VH viral hepatitis

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