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FHL

Flexor Hallucis Longus

Frequent Flier

  Someone who is a high utilizer of the hospital/healthcare system and is well known to the staff  

FTT

Failure to thrive. A diagnosis given to patients who are generally malnourished or not gaining weight properly

Fissure

a depression in the skin of any thickness (thus is an Erosion or Ulcer) that is linear in shape.

Furuncle

a [pustule of small size formed around a hair follicle

Filliform

Thread like “This lesion is filliform in nature.”

FOOSH

Fall Onto OutStretched Hand, usually in association with a fracture of the distal radius bone and scaphoid bone of the hand

Fx

Fracture. “The patient had a humerus fx after falling off the balcony.”