Reye syndrome

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Reye syndrome

A rare systemic disease characterized by persistent vomiting with confusion lethargy disorientation hyperreflexia hyperventilation and tachycardia with rapid progression to seizures non-inflammatory encephalopathy coma and death. It typically develops between 12 hours and 3 weeks after recovery from a viral illness such as upper respiratory tract infection or gastroenteritis. Hepatomegaly acute hepatic steatosis fatty liver degeneration and multiple laboratory abnormalities are associated.

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