Pathology acronyms

A b b r e v i a t i o n
AGC Atypical glandular cells
AGEP Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis
ALK Anaplastic lymphoma kinase, protein present in NSCLC
ASCUS Atypical cells of undetermined significance
AVF Arteriovenous fistula (related to aneurysm)
BPOP Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation, "Nora lesion", benign exophytic lesions
CABG Coronary artery bypass graft
DFSP Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, rare soft tissue sarcoma, in deep layers of skin
DSAEK Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
EAC External Auditory Canal
ESRD End-stage renal disease
HLRCC Hereditary leiomyomatosis renal cell carcinoma syndrome
MMMT Malignant mixed mullerian tumour
NMSC Nonmelanoma skin cancer
OSSN Ocular surface squamous neoplasia
PASH pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia
TOA Tubo-ovarian abscess
TEM Transanal endoscopic microsurgery

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