D/C LO

English translation: rule out space-occupying lesion

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Spanish term or phrase:D/C LO
English translation:rule out space-occupying lesion
Entered by: liz askew

05:02 Nov 26, 2013
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Medical report
Spanish term or phrase: D/C LO
This appears on a medical report from Guatemala as follows:

Examen Requerido: Rx Tórax A/P portátil
Datos Clínicos: D/C LO

The translation is for the US.
Hinara
United States
Local time: 07:19
rule out space-occupying lesion
Explanation:
space occupying lesion - NHS Evidence Search
https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/search?...space occupying lesion...
Results 61 - 90 - CT scan: Can help to rule out space-occupying lesions, strokes, basilar fractures of the skull, and detect CSF leaks to localise fractur

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Note added at 3 hrs (2013-11-26 08:15:14 GMT)
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Atelectasis - eMedicine World Medical Library - Medscape
emedicine.medscape.com/article/296468-overview‎
Compression atelectasis occurs from any space-occupying lesion of the thorax compressing the lung and forcing air out of the alveoli. The mechanism is similar .
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liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:19
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4 +1rule out space-occupying lesion
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
rule out space-occupying lesion


Explanation:
space occupying lesion - NHS Evidence Search
https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/search?...space occupying lesion...
Results 61 - 90 - CT scan: Can help to rule out space-occupying lesions, strokes, basilar fractures of the skull, and detect CSF leaks to localise fractur

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Note added at 3 hrs (2013-11-26 08:15:14 GMT)
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Atelectasis - eMedicine World Medical Library - Medscape
emedicine.medscape.com/article/296468-overview‎
Compression atelectasis occurs from any space-occupying lesion of the thorax compressing the lung and forcing air out of the alveoli. The mechanism is similar .

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:19
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 3998
Grading comment
Thank you.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  philgoddard: You haven't explained what the abbreviation stands for.
9 hrs

agree  Kenneth Shockley: Yes. I understand the abbreviation to mean "Descartar lesión ocupante (de espacio)".
2 days 1 hr
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