320 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
AAA Abdominal aortic aneurysm
AAS Aarskog–Scott syndrome
ABCD syndrome [black lock] albinism
ACC Agenesis of the corpus callosum
ACS Acute coronary syndrome
ACTH deficiency Adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency
AD Alzheimer's Disease
AD Attachment disorder
ADD Attention deficit disorder
ADD-RT Attention deficit disorder – residual type
ADEM Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
AGS Aicardi–Goutieres syndrome
AHC Alternating hemiplegia of childhood
AIP Acute intermittent porphyria
ALA DD Doss porphyria/ALA dehydratase deficiency/Plumboporphyria (the disease is known by multiple names)
ALI Acute lung injury
ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
AMD Age-related macular degeneration
AOS Apraxia of speech
APA Aldosterone-producing adenoma
APS Antiphospholipid syndrome
ARBD Alcohol-related birth defects
ARD Adult Refsum disease
ARDS Acute respiratory distress syndrome
ARND Alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder
AS Ankylosing spondylitis
AS Asperger syndrome
ASDs Autism spectrum disorders
A-T Ataxia-telangiectasia
AVMs Arteriovenous malformations
BBS Bashful bladder syndrome (see Paruresis)
BD Binswanger's disease
BEB Benign essential blepharospasm
BEH Behaviorally/emotionally handicapped
BH Behaviorally handicapped
BMD Becker's muscular dystrophy
BPH Benign prostatic hyperplasia
BS Bloom's syndrome
BSE Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
BSS Brown–Sequard syndrome
BV Bacterial vaginosis
CACH Central nervous system hypomyelination
CAD Coronary artery disease
CADASIL Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with sub-cortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
CAPD Central auditory processing disorder
CCD Considerable conduct disorder
CCHF Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
CCHS Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
CCM Cerebral cavernous malformation