Synonyms and keywords template

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Charmaine Patel, M.D. [2]


The purpose of synonyms and keywords is to help search engines locate the content, and to let authors know that a topic appears on a given page so that duplicate pages are not created.

Where Do I Find Synonyms?

Where Is The Content Located On The Page?

Synonyms and keywords are listed at the top of the page.

What Is The Syntax Of The Content?

  • Type {{SK}} into the edit box. On the page it will appear like this: Synonyms and Keywords:
  • List the synonyms. The general method of listing is to capitalize the first letter of the first synonym, and thereafter only capitalize letters of proper nouns.
  • Separate each synonym with a semicolon and a space.

For example, for a condition called hereditary nephritis, the synonyms appear as such:

Synonyms and Keywords: Hemorrhagic familial nephritis; hematuria-nephropathy deafness; hereditary deafness and nephropathy; Alport syndrome; X-linked nephropathy and deafness