Remission refers to periods of time when a person with a long-lasting illness does not have symptoms. During a remission, a person returns to his or her usual state of health.
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerNancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
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