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  1. SHP SHP
    SHP: Schonlein-Henoch purpura....
  2. Shprintzen syndrome Shprintzen syndrome
    Shprintzen syndrome: See: Velocardiofacial syndrome....
  3. shRNA shRNA
    shRNA: Short hairpin RNA. A short sequence of RNA which makes a tight hairpin turn and can be used to silence gene expression....
  4. Shulman's syndrome Shulman's syndrome
    Shulman's syndrome: See eosinophilic fasciitis....
  5. Shunt Shunt
    Shunt: 1) To move a body fluid, such as cerebrospinal fluid, from one place to another. 2) A catheter (tube) that carries cerebrospinal fluid from a ventricle in the brain to another area of the body. A shunt may be placed to relieve pressure from hydrocephalus, for example....
  6. Shunt, Blalock-Taussig Shunt, Blalock-Taussig
    Shunt, Blalock-Taussig: A pioneering heart operation named after the American surgeon Alfred Blalock (1899-1964) and the pediatric cardiologist Helen B. Taussig (1898-1986). Dr. Taussig designed and Dr. Blalock carried out the first "blue-baby" operation to treat a child born with a previously inop...
  7. Shunt, Glenn Shunt, Glenn
    Shunt, Glenn: See: Glenn shunt....
  8. Shunt, Spitz-Holter Shunt, Spitz-Holter
    Shunt, Spitz-Holter: See Spitz-Holter valve....
  9. Shunt, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic Shunt, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic
    Shunt, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic: A shunt that allows blood from the portal circulation (that supplies the liver) to flow into the systemic (general) circulation. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt involves catheterization of a hepatic (liver) vein by the transjugular appro...
  10. Shunt, triculoperitoneal Shunt, triculoperitoneal
    Shunt, triculoperitoneal: A shunt that drains fluid from the cerebral ventricle into the abdomen. ...
  11. Shunt, ventriculoatrial Shunt, ventriculoatrial
    Shunt, ventriculoatrial: A shunt that drains fluid from the cerebral ventricle into the right atrium of the heart....
  12. Shunt, ventriculopleural Shunt, ventriculopleural
    Shunt, ventriculopleural: See: Ventriculopleural shunt....
  13. Shy-Drager syndrome Shy-Drager syndrome
    Shy-Drager syndrome: A mysterious progressive disorder of the central and sympathetic nervous systems, also called multiple system atrophy with postural hypotension. Postural (or orthostatic) hypotension is an excessive drop in blood pressure when the patient stands up, which causes dizziness or mom...
  14. SI joint pain SI joint pain
    SI joint pain: See sacroiliac joint dysfunction....
  15. Sialidosis Sialidosis
    Sialidosis: A form of mucolipidosis characterized by deficiency of acid alpha-N-acetyl- neuraminidase (sialidase). See also mucolipidosis, mucopolysaccharidosis....