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relapse

 [re-laps´]
the return of a disease weeks or months after its apparent cessation.

re·lapse

(rē'laps),
Return of the manifestations of a disease after an interval of improvement.
Synonym(s): recurrence (2)
[L. re-labor, pp. -lapsus, to slide back]

relapse

/re·lapse/ (rĕ-laps´) (re´laps)
1. the return of a disease after its apparent cessation.
2. to fall back into an illness after a period of remission.

relapse

(rĭ-lăps′)
intr.v. re·lapsed, re·lapsing, re·lapses
1. To return to a former state.
2.
a. To become sicker after partial recovery from an illness.
b. To recur. Used of an illness.
3. To slip back into bad ways; backslide.
n. (rē′lăps, rĭ-lăps′)
A return to a former state, especially after apparent improvement.

re·laps′er n.

relapse

[rilaps′]
Etymology: L, relabi, to slide back
1 v, to exhibit again the symptoms of a disease from which a patient appears to have recovered.
2 n, the recurrence of a disease after apparent recovery.

relapse

Recrudescence The return of signs and Sx of a disorder after a period of improvement Oncology The reappearance of the signs and Sx of malignancy after successful completion of a first course of RT and/or chemotherapy. See Bone marrow transplantation, Chemotherapy, Cyclophosphamide, Extranodal recurrence, Local recurrence, Marginal recurrence, Regional recurrence, Terminal cancer, Transdiaphragmatic recurrence. Cf Remission Tuberculosis The return of TB after a partial recovery from the disease.

re·lapse

(rē'laps)
Return of the manifestations of a disease after an interval of improvement.
Synonym(s): recurrence (2) .
[L. re-labor, pp. -lapsus, to slide back]

relapse

The reappearance or worsening of a disease after apparent recovery or improvement.

Relapse

A return of the signs and symptoms of an illness.

relapse

re-onset of symptoms after treatment completion

re·lapse

(rē'laps)
Return of disease manifestations after improvement.
Synonym(s): recurrence (2) .
[L. re-labor, pp. -lapsus, to slide back]

relapse,

v to slip or fall back into a former state.

relapse

the return of a disease weeks or months after its apparent cessation.
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Four successive Medical Research Council-ALL trials during 1985 and 2001 identified that the overall incidence of relapse has decreased to 49%,18 though incidence and pattern of relapses may vary according to the protocols used.
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