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Relapse

Relapse is the reappearance of or increase in symptoms in a person with an illness or disease after a period of improvement.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
Last Revised August 31, 2012

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Last Updated: August 31, 2012
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