An acute, potentially fatal metabolic disease seen primarily in children and characterized clinically by vomiting, hypoglycemia, and confusion, which may progress to coma. Pathologic features include cerebral edema and fatty infiltration of the liver and other organs. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1120)
Childhood Infections - Reye's Syndrome
Overview from KidsHealth.org.
MedlinePlus: Reye's Syndrome
Article and information about Reye's Syndrome.
National Reye's Syndrome Foundation
Facts and bulletins, treatment information, services available and membership application.
Information sheet from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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