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recurrent

 [re-kur´ent]
returning after a remission; reappearing.
recurrent fever
2. recurrent paroxysmal fever occurring in various diseases, including tularemia, meningococcemia, malaria, and rat-bite fever.

re·cur·rent

(rē-kŭr'ĕnt),
1. anatomy turning back on itself.
2. Denoting symptoms or lesions reappearing after an intermission or remission.

recurrent

/re·cur·rent/ (re-kur´ent) [L. recurrens returning]
1. running back, or toward the source.
2. returning after remissions.

recurrent

(rĭ-kûr′ənt)
adj.
1. Occurring or appearing again or repeatedly.
2. Anatomy Turning in a reverse direction. Used of blood vessels and nerves.

re·cur′rent·ly adv.

recurrent

[rikur′ənt]
Etymology: L, recurrere, to run back
a disease sign or symptom that returns periodically.

re·cur·rent

(rĕ-kŭr'ĕnt)
1. anatomy Turning back on itself.
2. Denoting symptoms or lesions reappearing after an intermission or remission.

recurrent

re-onset of symptoms after quiescent period

re·cur·rent

(rĕ-kŭr'ĕnt)
1. In anatomy, turning back on itself.
2. Denoting symptoms or lesions reappearing after remission.

recurrent

characterized by recurrence at intervals of weeks or months.

recurrent airway obstruction
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease of horses when the disease recurs after remissions when the patient is in a dust-free environment.
recurrent fever
relapsing fever.
recurrent impaction colic
form of the disease likely to occur in equine patients which are overfed by indulgent owners; a common problem in American miniature horses.
recurrent iridocyclitis
see periodic ophthalmia.
recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis
see roaring, laryngeal hemiplegia.
recurrent mastitis
clinical mastitis recurring in the same quarter due usually to residual foci of infection in tissue where udder infusion therapy does not penetrate; caused usually by infection with coagulase-positive Staphylococcus aureus.
recurrent tetany
see Scottie cramp.

Patient discussion about recurrent

Q. Is there any chances of breast cancer recurrence after mastectomy and to what extent? hi guys…..please clarify ……Is there any chances of breast cancer recurrence after mastectomy and to what extent?

A. Yes, there are chances of breast cancer recurrence. Every one out of 13 patient had a chance for it to recur within 10 years mostly at the same place. It can also spread to other parts even. Recurrence among the patients with breast removal is also found but its chances are very less and its risk reduces to below 80%.

Q. how do i get rid of boils I have been plagued by boils for about 3 to 4 years now, i get a boil, go to the doctor, get antibiotics, take them for 10 days, and about a week later the boils are back. I came accoss this site a week ago and learned about (turmeric) i purchased some, i've been taking it and i still manage to get more boils, i have one existing boil right now and a new one is forming please help because i don't have health insurance and it cost to much to keep going to the doctor and getting medicine for boils only to have the boils occur back in a weeks time please help, demario y

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Seihai-to therapy in two cases of relapsing infection on lower airway caused by recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis.
Total thyroidectomy, in the hands of an experienced surgeon whose postsurgical rates of hypocalcemia and recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis are low, provides women with T2N0M0 papillary thyroid cancer a potentially lower incidence of recurrence.
The aim of this review article is to summarize current concepts in unilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis (URLNP).

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