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relapse

 [re-laps´]
the return of a disease weeks or months after its apparent cessation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

relapse

The reappearance or worsening of a disease after apparent recovery or improvement.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Relapse

A return of the signs and symptoms of an illness.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·lapse

(rē'laps)
Return of disease manifestations after improvement.
Synonym(s): recurrence (2) .
[L. re-labor, pp. -lapsus, to slide back]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Studies of children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) who relapsed. Relationship of site of relapse, time and prognosis.
The problem of deformity is particularly important among the relapsed patients as we observed almost one third of the relapsed patients with deformity and the proportion of Grade 2 deformities was observed to be high.
Internal tandem duplication of FLT3 in relapsed acute myeloid leukemia: a comparative analysis of bone marrow samples from 108 adult patients at diagnosis and relapse.
Data analysis: Comparisons between relapsed and abstinent groups were carried out using t tests for continuous variables and Chi-square for discontinuous variables.
As a way to explore what specific relapse prevention groups should be included in our group programming, it was decided to develop a survey that asked clients why they relapsed (see Appendix 1).
Most (61.8%, 134) of the study population were patients who relapsed, i.e.
In this modality, the therapist must judiciously guide the relapsed client in and out of the facts and emotions in order to get a better diagnostic picture of how the client is really feeling.
Of the 82 women who maintained their medication throughout their pregnancy, 21 (26 percent) relapsed; of the 65 who discontinued their medication, 44 (68 percent) relapsed.
In the studies, most of the participants relapsed at some point.