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CHF congestive heart failure

COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CLL chronic lymphocytic leukemia

CML chronic myelogenous leukemia

CMV cytomegalovirus

CN cranial nerve

CNS central nervous system

CSF cerebrospinal fluid

CVP central venous pressure

DDX differential diagnosis

DIP distal interphalangeal joint

EBV Epstein–Barr virus

HIT heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

HSV herpes simplex virus

ITP idiopathic immune thrombocytopenia

LLQ left lower quadrant

LUQ left upper quadrant

LV left ventricle

MCP metacarpal–phalangeal joint

MI myocardial infarction

MS multiple sclerosis

MTP metatarsal–phalangeal joint

NBTE nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis

PE pulmonary embolism

PIP proximal interphalangeal joint

RA rheumatoid arthritis

RLQ right lower quadrant

RUQ right upper quadrant

RV right ventricle

SBE subacute bacterial endocarditis

SLE systemic lupus erythematosus

TTP thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

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