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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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Irrespective of treatment protocols, relapses in paediatric population is dependent on the duration of initial remission,17 followed by predilection for extra-medullary relapses, especially CNS.
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The regimen remained constant since 1982, although the recommended duration was reduced to 1 year in 1998, (2) because relapse rates after MDT were widely reported to be low, about 0-1% among patients treated for 24 months or longer in routine programmes.
However, after 1986 the number of relapses decreased, apparently due to the introduction of WHOrecommended MDT.
Patients with no disease activity were defined as patients who experienced no additional relapses or progression of physical disability and exhibited stable MRI measures without any new gadolinium-enhancing, T2-hyperintense, or T1-hypointense lesions.
Two groups of relapses have been observed: early relapses occurring within 3.
They had a longer history of having MS, with fewer relapses in the 2 years prior to the study, and with fewer new lesions as detected by MRI.
3) After the successful result obtained with the implementation of WHO's MDT, further studies were focused on relapses in leprosy treated with WHO MDT.
In order to study the features of relapse, we carried out a national survey in China at the end of 2012 to collect information to allow better management of relapses in the leprosy control programme.