Remission

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.

Last Updated: May 13, 2008

Author: Shannon Erstad, MBA/MPH

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology

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