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remittent

(of a fever or the symptoms of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity
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They then divided the data into four categories: never, which included individuals who had not reported that symptom during childhood or adulthood; incident, which included individuals who had never reported the symptom in childhood, but had reported at least one incident in adulthood; remittent, including participants who reported at least one incident in childhood and none in adulthood; and persistent, which included individuals who had at least one report of a symptom during both childhood and adulthood.
Remittent painful ophthalmoplegia: the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome?
Turkey and Iran are neighbors with a remittent relationship in the volatile Middle East, and diplomatic relations between the regional powers have cooled with regard to Turkey's cooperation on a bilateral and regional level with the US, which is "the Great Satan".
Case report: A 7-year old boy born of non-consanguineous marriage hailing from Banaras, presented with remittent fever for 10 days, erythematous hemorrhagic rash which started over face and then spread over the body for past seven days, altered sensorium for two days and two episodes of generalized tonic clonic convulsion prior to admission.